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What is it about trauma and pain that draws us to something transcendent.
And here with some answers as rabbi -- -- author of yearnings embracing the -- messiness of life and you always come with really wonderful wonderful -- -- -- philosophies.
When we're trying to understand what's going on in the world.
What is it about tragedy as I was saying that draws us to the transcend it why -- we need that.
-- personal when you're vulnerable.
-- reach out it's a natural thing to reach out and so we're gonna reach out into places we're gonna reach out of the human beings.
Who we love who -- Watson.
And -- gives us some sort of enduring feeling in the face of the trauma and we -- -- we reach outward.
In the hope that somehow god the universe however people experience that I love that use the word transcended.
Something bigger than us.
We can latch onto and hold onto that makes sense of something that is obviously so incredibly senseless and so.
Gets broken which is really what trauma is the trust between human beings and -- trust between human beings in the universe the -- to human beings and the ways we -- Cochran wants the world to be.
At that moment what do we do we reach out to rebuild trust.
And that's the finest way we can act as human being and you see that I mean to people did something really really vote and let's say there's a network.
Thirty people work out well I have no idea.
But really the store and that's a very important story and we have to take care that justice has to be in the have to be found -- -- -- -- but the real story.
The real genuine human story -- Acts of heroism comedy acts of kindness how many acts comparing have a great -- well the real stories.
Be President Obama having a paid service last night in Boston.
A lot of play a little of -- -- that event last night listen to what he said.
-- So -- So great.
From the rest -- -- Watching us here today and it's more of this.
To -- this long journey of recovery.
-- is what you.
Com hopefully will be your country where you we will all be -- you as you learn to stand.
And yes run again.
You will run again.
Very interesting how the president sort of becomes pastor in chief during these kinds of tragedies -- that are we are we looking for some kind of reassurance that good will overcome evil.
Mean we're always looking for that and the question is.
What does it take trauma to make a country rise to also what is it takes wanted to let people to make people sort of turn to -- -- but they have not been paid attention to her and that's the.
That is the you mean you know it's like you that it's it's like anything else in a marriage you take everything for granted until there's.
There's some sort of trauma and your family -- this some sort of betrayal and then what happens all the sudden it gets your attention say -- What do I really have faith in blue do have faith that what we really trust and I think actually a mature faith.
And this is really important thing I think in the country a mature faith isn't -- -- that doesn't have doubt.
I think anybody who's not questioning where is god during the west Texas circus that all the same their own ways and -- was perpetrated the evil one has -- -- -- But what a child gets killed the parent gets killed someone loses a leg for no reason when they're part of -- community experience that you can anything less -- you -- Symbolically.
Important for combating such important community -- Boston Marathon when anything like that happens you should -- But the questions what you do with -- -- and here's what we do we we.
Compassion that argues back the faith and the trust and that's what we have to do in the second things we have to know who gets injured you're removed he doesn't.
If you're living in Boston and you know someone who actually lost a little lost child you are that would get a loan you lost child -- this you -- a much more.
Much more connected to this and -- the job -- every one to help someone else was more vulnerable.
And not to imagine -- grace is.
If you are waiting and watching on TV you start to cry that's cheap grace -- you haven't done anything really -- we want to heal this is for the people.
Who were less vulnerable to help the people were more home.
You know -- and one last question in terms the Boston bombing.
We -- are two perpetrators were looking at you can focus your anger on them in the case of the explosion and in in west Texas.
There's no one to blame I mean you yeah you can look yet but there's no one who intentionally went and I decided you know that fifteen people would die.
What gets you closer.
To god something like that or heard or or something like an accident that's just out of.
What gets you closer to god is acting with compassion I think.
Anger doesn't get -- closer got its people's -- -- the FBI's job it's -- police job it's they're job to catch the perpetrators and help us become safe.
Physical secure way if you wanted to come close to god.
Right how ever you understand you have to act with compassion to people -- more vulnerable than you.
Faith moves by our acts of compassion while other people or more vulnerable.
That's the only way to -- --
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