Nov 25, 2013
time we looked at the emotional hole that each of us is carrying
around inside and how we chase fears and anxieties about things
that do not exist in an effort to fill up this hole.
In this episode, we will look at
how do we take apart this emotional hole? The key is
understanding how the different virtues counteract their opposite
vices- how generosity counters greed, self control counters
gluttony and self confidence counters sloth or spiritual
sadness. The delusional thinking that underlies these and
other vices comes from this emotional hole we have within us. In
learning to practice the virtues we free up emotional energy that
has been wasted on the delusional thinking behind the vices.
And we will not fall victime so easily to the fear mongers and hate
mongers who try to manipulate us thorugh our emotional
In the next episode we will start in a new direction on a different topic.