Posts Tagged‘Hate’

Hate is Hate is Hate is Hate

Okay, I’m no Lin-Manuel Miranda, and this piece will not be as eloquent, but alas, I’m not sure many people realize what the feeling of hate is metaphysically, and how to stop hate. The dictionary defines hate as the intense or passionate dislike for someone. This definition is technically true, if you understand that “someone” is yourself. Hate is feeling of a spiritual energy block within us that arises we witness behavior in other people that we don’t understand. Hate is a symptom of mind-body imbalance within us, and that’s what it tells the world when we use hateful words. Whether you hate broccoli, or another human, an…

Claim Your Humanity

Me: “I believe in people.” My friend: “Mayberry is dead, Dana.” (Yes, I have funny friends.) Me: “People are my religion.” My friend: “The only thing 100 percent of us will do is let each other down, Dana.” Okay, so this is probably true, and yet I still believe in people, despite the fact that the only things I smell on the breath of most humans these days are Starbucks and mistrust. I believe in humanity because I understand what a huge gift that belief is to give one another. Oh, and no, I’m not saying we can choose to believe—we can’t fake this stuff. We either…