Teachings of Dogen

Dogen – On Arguing and Correcting

Step Back and Let Go

Even when you are clearly correct and others are mistaken, it is harmful to argue and defeat them. It is best to step back, neither trying to correct others nor conceding mistaken views. If you don’t react competitively, and let go of the conflict, others will also let go of it without harboring ill will. Above all, this is something you should keep in mind. — Dogen Zenji


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