Why do people rage? And what is our best response to angry violence? The tragic massacre in Las Vegas last night leaves us all stunned, wondering what this world is coming to. It also brings up the question: how to address violent rage and preempt future such acts. The best response to hate and anger is deeper love and inner security. Rage is fundamentally a symptom of insecurity — of a lack of self, of defining one’s self by what you hate. The antidote is to know that you are nobody’s victim — that you are an independent individual. Know what you have inside yourself to celebrate. The bottom line is: Have a secure solid place that connects you to something eternal in order to fight rage and avoid raging.
This is an excerpt from: We Dance; They Rage