' The welfare of others '...
One fruit of the change will be that just as the old idea was to watch out selfishly for his own interests, so the new idea will be not to separate them from the interests of others.
If it be asked, "How can anyone who is attuned to such impersonality be also benevolent?"
the answer is that because he is also attuned to the real Giver of all things, he need not struggle against anyone nor possess anything.
Hence he can afford to be generous as the selfish cannot. And because the Overself's very nature is harmony and love, he seeks the welfare of others alongside of his own.
-- Notebooks Category 6: Emotions and Ethics >
Chapter 1: Uplift Character > # 387 Paul Brunton
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