Stop Judging. Completely.

A common injunction from Buddhist teachers is to stop judging. Entirely. It’s a bad habit humans have, that of judging everything, especially ourselves.

The goal is complete equanimity. The equanimous mind does not judge. Certainly you may need to make decisions. A vote for the other candidate is an implicit judgment of Trump, but you may make your decision with minimal mental involvement by way of active condemnation.

The three chief defilements humans have to overcome are greed, hatred, and delusion. Judgment is always a reflection of either greed or…