In Hopi mythology, Spider Grandmother appears as either an old woman or a common spider. She is appreciated for her wisdom, medicinal remedies and plain-spoken advice. The following conveys her earthiness and spiritual pungency: “Don’t go around hurting people. And try to understand things.”
Competition won’t give up without a fight. But beneath the howling and fouling, a new spirit of collaboration has been germinating. Anouchka Grose: “Co-operative grassroots resilience is surely the best, kindest and most interesting future we can plan for.”
Kindness is the recognition of oneself in another person. It’s a fallen wall.
Science comes from the top down. Kindness comes from the bottom up. This is an extraordinarily beautiful time to be alive.
“My religion is very simple. My religion is kindness.”
Goodness provides a service to others. Love realizes that there are no others.