Re: [xmca] Thanks for the forgivenesses!!

From: Charles Underwood (
Date: Thu Oct 26 2006 - 14:35:49 PDT

Here's a couple from Gandhi, talking about forgiveness and its opposite.

An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind.
The weak can never forgive. Forgiveness is the attribute of the strong.

Thanks for raising the question -- seems totally relevant these days.

At 09:56 AM 10/26/2006, Mike Cole wrote:
>Thanks to all who wrote about the concept of forgiveness, Among other
>things, I learned a lot
>about the wide range of phenomena to which this idea is appllied.
>One small idea in return that my wife came across:
>Forgiveness is giving up all hope of having a had a better past.
>Not uplifting, perhaps, but I have found it interesting to think with.
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