Friday, June 13, 2008

The 17th lesson in compassion

From the most unlikely of all teachers in compassion, Klaus Kinski, comes a beautiful update to our recent 16 lessons in compassion.

This short excerpt also nicely demonstrates how, in contrast to widely distributed belief, some of us humans show their compassion more easily towards non-human beings than towards their conspecifics—as it was certainly the case with the loose cannon Klaus Kinski:

Dieser Beitrag ist auf Englisch, doch einiges an der Zeitmauer gibt es auch in der hervorragenden Kultur- und Verwaltungssprache Deutsch zu lesen.