If someone beats you with a stick, you don’t get angry with the stick — you get angry with the person. These people we are talking about are like sticks in the hands of ignorance and hatred.
Source: NYT Article
This article is worth reading, https://www.nytimes.com/interactive/2023/08/13/magazine/matthieu-ricard-interview.html The ‘World’s Happiest Man’ Shares His Three Rules for Life
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