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Meetings Without Measure: A Process Of Understanding, Lassie (M.F.) Dudley Jan 1987

Meetings Without Measure: A Process Of Understanding, Lassie (M.F.) Dudley

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The ability to understand others is not a fortunate talent or an inherited trait. There is a recognizable process of understanding which can be taught, learned, or practiced at any moment of the day. A person's ability to understand others is directly related to his ability to see others truthfully. In turn, his ability to see others truthfully is in direct relation to his freedom from his own desires and perceived needs. Self-acceptance, which is self-love, is crucial in attaining freedom from our own perceived needs, and therefore central to the process of understanding.

During the summer of 1984 ...