Being Peaceful in a Troubled World
Lecture no. 23 from the course: Understanding the Dark Side of Human Nature
Taught by Professor Daniel Breyer | 28 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Philosophy & Religion Courses
How can we find internal tranquility and remain peaceful in the midst of such a troubled world? It isn’t easy, but it is possible. Brain science has discovered that we mirror the behavior of others, and anger can beget anger. But kindness can beget kindness, too. Explore some Christian and Buddhist guidelines for confronting the dark side of human nature without spiraling into the darkness of violence, rage, and fear.