Teachings from Tibetan Buddhism: On Course for Compassion

Mindfulness is not enough — we must develop our capacity for altruism, a Buddhist scholar argues.

As the double Pulitzer prize-winning author and naturalist E.O. Wilson has concluded, altruism “cannot be explained away by genetic greed”. His work has shown that, while within groups selfish individuals may beat altruistic individuals, on a wider spectrum “groups of altruists defeat groups of selfish individuals”.
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