How should we react to the victims of the Boston Bombs?
3. Imagine you are the parent of a child who has just been killed by agents of the US government.
Ask yourself - why does the government carry out such acts of terrorism as part of its 'Strategy of Tension'?
When people are scared they will obey their 'big brother' government.
So, detach yourself from fear and anger.
Fear and anger make you sick.
This means not holding on.
But if you regard them merely as pleasures for your own use and satisfaction and do not see them as passing wonders, they will bring suffering.
Blog: Pleasure and Joy
Research shows that people who are able to talk about their grief, anger or fear get rid of these negative feelings more quickly.
People who are not able to talk about these feelings are more likely to suffer ill health, mental or physical.
The 'good doctor' has the knack of being non-attached to grief, anger or fear when he enters the ward.
Some people get angry when there is a long queue at the airport.
Some people learn not to get angry.
They are not supressing their anger; they just don't feel anger.