Why is compassion often seen as not being able to disagree or voice disagreement with someone?

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Why is compassion often seen as not being able to disagree or voice disagreement with someone?

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Why has compassion been reduced to the level of being a doormat?
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bcol01 wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:50 pm Why has compassion been reduced to the level of being a doormat?
Because compassion is being confused with an emotional response, rather than a shift in relationship and view.
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Johnny Dangerous wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 6:02 pm
bcol01 wrote: Fri Oct 02, 2020 5:50 pm Why has compassion been reduced to the level of being a doormat?
Because compassion is being confused with an emotional response, rather than a shift in relationship and view.
this rings true ...but i can't fully get it...and yet this..
rather than a shift in relationship and view.
do you mean like compassion depends on how we actually view other sentients and interact with them....
thats what i got any way...it's beautiful..never heard it this way...

pretty deep stuff with so little words.
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