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- ‘Remove the ignorance that misconceives phenomena to inherently exist and you prevent the generation of afflictive emotions like lust and hatred.’
- ‘We've come to understand that ‘ignoble’ thoughts often carry with them a level of afflictive emotion.’
- ‘And through fine moments of awareness, it is possible to not let afflictive emotions like anger evolve as a chain reaction that leads to the wish to harm.’
- ‘The passion for setting people right is in itself an afflictive disease.’
- ‘And if they destroy your inner well-being and then also that of others, then we call them either negative, or afflictive, or obscuring, or destructive.’
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