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March 23, 2010

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John Small

Fishermen and carnivores are easy. Try on George W Bush for a real challenge! I wondered, back during the Bush years, just what that meeting with the Dalai Lama was like.

I think if there's preference, it's not compassion.

Nicely said Barry.

Steve

This is a great teaching. I find it most difficult and most rewarding when I am able to do this with those closest to me.

Paul Lynch

brilliant Barry, thanks for posting this.

Paul

Marcus

Kwan Seum Bosal!
Kwan Seum Bosal!
Kwan Seum Bosal!
:)
Kwan Seum Bosal!
Kwan Seum Bosal!
Kwan Seum Bosal!
:)
Kwan Seum Bosal!
Kwan Seum Bosal!
Kwan Seum Bosal!
:)

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