Truth And Fear
The Three Gates offer insight even into current headlines. Interrogating the notion that “Anger is a mask over fear” demands that we ask if it is True, Useful, and Kind. Let’s explore.
Proposed: Violence stems from anger, anger is fear. And just as I’ve asked you to ask what motivates a violent action, you also need to consider the same thing when you look at the response. Action. Reaction. Action. Reaction. In an endless spiral, until someone breaks the chain by stepping out of the reactive mind.