Some thoughts on Right Speech

Sometimes – more often than not – Right Speech means silence in a matter, not in ignorance or in ignoring something (not wanting to know or wishing its nonexistence) but refraining from speaking in the understanding that to talk about it will not help the situation, and that speaking out may even make the situation worse.

6 thoughts on “Some thoughts on Right Speech

  1. livelysceptic

    This is slightly strange: I’ve just wrote down somewhere that I did not want to comment on something. It’s the first time I ever did this. And I did it exactly because I suspected speaking out might make things worse…

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