viparyayo mithyā-jñānam atad rūpa pratiṣṭhaṁ

Wrong thinking stems from mis-perception.

It would bore and depress me to try and enumerate or meditate upon all the ways we as humans get things wrong–we show an amazing mastery at it, and the consequences are often dire.

Instead, I will direct you to ZeFrank, who has a wonderful story of people united by the realization that their feelings, so deep and personal, were shared by others–because it seems to me that the mis-perception that lies at the heart of so much suffering is that we are alone, that our pain cannot be understood, that no one can sympathize.

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Michael Alan Dorman

Programmer, yogi, guitarist, drummer.