Keep Austin Compassionate
Let’s keep Austin compassionate, because just being weird isn’t good enough.
In today’s world there is enough negativity going around. You want to focus on the good, right?
Join with other Austinites and pledge to help our city become a better, more welcoming, more compassionate community.
By taking the Keep Austin Compassionate Pledge you commit to:
Restore compassion to the center of both personal and public life by cultivating an informed empathy with the suffering of all human beings – even those regarded as enemies;
Refrain from deliberately inflicting harm on others, acting or speaking violently out of spite or self-interest, impoverishing, exploiting or denying basic rights to anybody, or inciting hatred by denigrating others;
Consciously treat everyone, without exception, with justice, dignity, and respect;
Work tirelessly to alleviate suffering by practicing “3D Compassion” – caring for Others, Self, and the Earth.
TAKE THE PLEDGE
To cultivate empathy and compassion for all
To refrain from deliberately inflicting harm on others
To consciously treat everyone with justice, dignity, and respect
To engage in compassionate action on behalf of Others, Self, and the Earth
I pledge to keep Austin compassionate, because what happens in Austin changes the world.