The thoughtful person does not strive to overpower or
manipulate other people. He values others and considers their lives as important as his
own. He considers the needs and rights of others, too. He looks for opportunities to be of
service. He loves to console and uplift. In his personal effort to be more conscious he
also strives to help others discover the benefits within them and the possibilities of the
days ahead. He becomes incapable of
thinking only of himself. He always considers the effects of his actions on other people.
He goes through life thinking of the welfare and happiness of others as well as his own.
very important characteristic of the thoughtful person, then, is good will. Good will is
delightfully and frightfully essential. It's great fun to have good
will but it's "frightful" not to have good will because you cannot
achieve or maintain higher consciousness without it. The significance of good will cannot
be overstressed. Higher consciousness itself is an
ongoing state of good will.
The main characteristic of good will is...