We have two broad ways of using our attention. The one is expressed in the statement, “He’s looking at me” and the other one is expressed in the statement, “He’s listening to me.”
Instead we must admire the person who knows what is right and will never violate what is right to get something that he may want.
The coating on your being that repels experience is a lack of appreciativeness. It is the attribute of a lack of gratitude.
So you have to understand that at the root of our criminality is the conviction that we’re not worthy or that we are owed more, that the world is not worthy.
A victim is a person who accounts for misfortune in their lives on the basis of what the other does to them. Overcoming victim-hood requires accountability.