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Mindfulness: setting up the conditions for a happier world.

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…ask not what your country can do for you, ask what you can do for your country.
John F Kennedy
In this now famous speech, made on June 26th 1963 before the Berlin Wall, President Kennedy tried to focus the world back onto the greater good and away from narrow self interest, at least on an individual basis.
Although he was looking to refocus people onto the struggle against communism, his plea for a greater sense of community struck home with many people.
His speech might have had even more resonance if he had used the word society or culture instead of country.

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