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Compa ssionate Integrit y Tr a ining A S e cu l a r Ethic s Appr oa c h to C ulti vat ing Pe rs on al, S o ci al and E n vir on me n tal F lo u r i shing immoral amounts of GDP toward destructive ends. we being driven by those values that are in our own Countries that do not allocate resources toward violence best long-term interest, such as compassion?” Most production and containment, but rather invest them on importantly, we can ask ourselves, “Are we seeking out peace infrastructure, rank very high in the Global Peace the greatest well-being for the greatest number of people Index. 91 It is a matter of values and priorities. in a way that is sustainable and equitable for all?” The So as we look at the kinds of problems that we are trying to change in the world, the questions we may wish to ask ourselves are: “Are we really digging deeply enough?”, “Are we being creative enough?” and “Are more we can answer yes to that question, the more we are beginning to live our lives out of compassionate integrity, and the more we are contributing to our own individual and collective flourishing. Ce n t e r for Compa s sion, I n teg r i t y a nd S e cu l ar E t hics | L ife Uni ve rsi t y | M ar ie t ta, G e or g i a - 141 -