Krista Tippett has made a wonderful video about compassion for TED. She is host of the NPR show “On Being.” I especially like the way she compares tolerance and compassion. Many people inappropriately conflate the two.
Followers of James Hillman’s work will be interested to hear that Krista associates compassion with beauty and notes that her Muslim radio guests often describe beauty as a moral value. That’s quite consistent with Sufism in particular. (Check out Henry Corbin's Alone with the Alone.)....
See the video and read the rest on my blog, Sacred Disorder.