On Opposite Emotions/Actions in Our Lives: An Interrogative Checklist

by Francisco Gomes de Matos, a peace linguist from Recife,Brazil

1. Does dignity help overcome indignity? Why? How?

2. Does respect help outweigh disrespect?

3. Does equality help supplant inequality?

4. Does humanity help reduce humiliation?

5. Does peace help dignify conflict?

6. Does cooperation help cure egoism?

7. Does confidence help salvage despair?

8. Does forgiveness help offset anger?

9. Does faith help alleviate hardship?

10. Does responsibility help defeat dishonesty?

You are urged to add to the list and reflect on it.

Be sure to ask WHY? and HOW?

(received January 18, 2011)

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