In tonight’s talk, Michael discusses practicing in the face of threat. Uncovering stillness even in the face of it all means that we enter into and see out of Dharma eyes. He links his discussion to how Ludwig von Wittgenstein and Karl Popper debated about whether or not there are “problems” or just “situations.” Also he discusses Trungpa Rinpoche’s deliniation between idiot compassion and true compassion, as well as how we can employ discriminating awareness in our experience instead of judgement. Questions and comments deal with the Dalai Lama’s approach to stress.

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