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Response to RZM (Reply #3)

Tue Apr 17, 2012, 12:24 AM

13. This is a great start, thank you!

 

They also need inspiration to help them care, not just
threat of punishment & deprivation. For many, those consequences
only make them more cruel, and more numb.

This program has been having impact in prisons (you can scroll
down for the video interview w/the prison captain).

It's an approach to inner peace that doesn't involve any belief
system whatsoever, no religion. It starts with just listening to
this man who has a remarkable gift for quickening people's
self-understanding.
This is a short video of him speaking:

The valid premise is that regardless of who we are or what we've
done, there's a part of us which is changeless; there is peace, and
contentment inside of every single human being. Even if they never
know about it, or seek it out, still it's there. It's always been there
from first breath to last. It can be known, and felt.

I have seen hardened grown men weep because for the first
time in their lives they could feel there was a shred of goodness
inside of them. Not that they believed it, they didn't. But they
could feel it and it made them cry.

In this particular program, the behavioural & social changes they're
seeing in inmates are happening from the inside out -- not the other
way around.

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