Thich Hahn Analysis

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Thich Naht Hahn preaches that peace is only attainable if people understand that life exists only the present and that their suffering is universal. The first step is to be aware that we can not “run away from the present moment”(23). Our actions are built and construed by both our future aspirations and prudent awareness of our past, setting goals and not making the same mistakes. Both however, lead to apprehensive suspicion of others and bitterness toward those who have wronged others with injustice.
This suffering is almost self-induced. The notion that those who inflict pain do not warrant care is destructive on both ends. Consequently, people can understand that everyone has and continually faces suffering in the same manner, and working
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