Could YOU practice Right Speech for a month? No lies, no hurtful speech, no gossip?
That’s just what Michael Stusser — author of The Dead Guy Interviews: Conversations with 45 of the Most Accomplished, Notorious, and Deceased Personalities in History — tried to do, and he writes about the experience in “Speak No Evil, Tweet No Evil,” found in the January 2012 Lion’s Roar magazine. In this video, Michael introduces the why and how of his “experiment.”
Watch it and then tell us: How would you do?
Kathy N says
Certainly won't hurt to try!
John K says
I can easily do this by keeping my mouth shut. Meanwhile, people are offended by my silences and my monkey mind is full of neurotic, negative, angry thoughts that dare not be expressed out loud. Help!
David T says
I do my best to fulfill this. It's not always easy, and mistakes come. Still, it gets easier with time and practice.
Joe K says
…and if the listener decides that your speech is hurtful, when not intended to be… what then?
its an opportunity to realize how wrong you are on the inside.. and how worthless your inner being is
and also how to conform to the worlds expectations so you can be accepted by the glorious utopian society everyone else is part of
if the listener decides that your speech is hurtful, you can decide how to respond to that, with compassion or with anger.
or you can respond with reality