Cultivating kind actions has been arranged into — WISDOM — ETHICS — and VIRTUES, and each of these generalized qualities has four mature behaviors. Each of those actions requires some forethought, but they can be learned, and they can become habitual with a little practice. Each can be practiced as a quiet meditation to help make external behaviors in anticipated routine situations become automatic.
- Proper actions based on clear perceptions and forethought of results.
- Honest relationships with oneself and everyone else.
- Earning one’s living by producing socially valued things.
- A personal demeanor that entices honest behavior from everyone.
The following posts expand on defining these four basic virtues.