Krishnamurthi said “it is better to say nothing, unless you’re quite sure that what you wish to say is true, kind and helpful.”
But from whose perspective do we assess if the true thing is kind and helpful?
If someone mistrusts people generally, they won’t trust you.
And you shouldn’t trust them.
This is a simple observation that most people have no trouble understanding. I certainly didn’t.
But there was something more important that I didn’t understand…