A Quote by Roger Merra on compassion, wisdom, idiot compassion, left, right, and politics

Conservative extremists minimize the role of compassion, often while maximizing their use of the word; liberal extremists minimize the role of wisdom and often descend into what Chogram Trungpa Rinpoche has called "idiot compassion"

Roger Merra

Source: Living Poems, Writing lives page 14

Contributed by: Ryan