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How We Identify, How We Live

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Weekly Column By Sharon Salzberg for On Being
Published August 31st, 2015

Often belief points toward a sense of identification rather than the listening quality of faith: “I am such and such, and therefore I believe these things and you don’t.” We separate ourselves from others in terms of how we celebrate rituals and holidays, how we locate a sense of transcendence, and how we name what is sacred and, in the end, unnamable.

Sharon Salzberg

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