When you stop separating “self” from “other” and realize that we all share similar needs and fears, the world becomes a less hostile place. Compassion for the suffering of others erases the perceived target on your forehead.
New (for me) Music
TV On The Radio - Return to Cookie Mountain (specifically “Province”)
TV On The Radio - Dear Science (specifically “Halfway Home”)
Solid Gold - Bodies of Water (specifically “Who You Gonna Run To?”)
Mountain Goats - The Sunset Tree (specifically “You Or Your Memory”)