Destructive Emotions Are Related to Ignorance

The Living OUT Podcast — LOP071

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Ignorance is not bliss — it’s a human rights issue.

“The ultimate source of a happy life is warmheartedness. Even animals display some sense of compassion. When it comes to human beings, compassion can be combined with intelligence. Through the application of reason, compassion can be extended to all 7 billion human beings. Destructive emotions are related to ignorance, while compassion is helpful and related to intelligence. Consequently, it can be taught and learned.” — Dalai Lama

We need to teach and learn emotional intelligence.

Those of us with higher “emotional intelligence” (and that does not mean “better than”) need to demonstrate vulnerability and have the courage to face this backlash head-on with kindness.

The essentials of leadership are demonstrated in the following ways:

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