22 stones. One for each combination of positive-negative voices in our heads. Sort of like the good angel-bad angel depiction of our consciences.
3 try-hold back
15 speak up-hold back
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The list may seem contradictory (for example, me [good]-others [bad] and then others [good]-me[bad]), but each pairing depends on the current issue. For example, putting others first when I am ill, is obviously not wise. And putting myself first (reading a novel or looking at FB) when my kids need tending to is also obviously not proper. However, not helping at an important community event because I’d rather watch a TV show or clean my tchotchke collection is less obviously incorrect behavior.
There are many subtleties when choosing an appropriate response or behavior. Each pairing leads to sustaining or non-sustaining actions.