God is the unfolding experience of divine presence. There is no God without experience.
Compassion is the touchstone of a true human being. How can a person be truly human, commune with the spirit of humanity, if they are separate, cut off from the Whole. Compassion and love binds us into one glorious whole that is humanity.
Hatred, intolerance and indifference to others is addictive. It bloat the ego with a false sense of specialness and power. Like all addictions, it is blind to its own chains.
The characteristic of the ego include:
- The wish to be special
- The need to control
- The urge to judge