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90 percent of the ugliness of the object of our anger is due to our own exaggeration

“Recently, a psychotherapist told me that when we generate anger, 90 percent of the ugliness of the object of our anger is due to our own exaggeration. This is very much in conformity with the Buddhist idea of how afflictive emotions arise.”
— His Holiness the Dalai Lama

Photo: Psychology professor Richard Davidson, right, shares a laugh with the Dalai Lama and Buddhist monk Geshe Sopa during a tour of the Keck Laboratory for Functional Brain Imaging and Behavior.
Photo by: Jeff Miller.
Date: May 2001
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