Thank you so much for the explanations and the quote from Thich Nhat Hanh. I stay away from teachers who tend to ramble on. So glad for the clarification
Thank you for this teaching Jundo!
Yes, so long as one also realizes that they are also not just an independent self, but also simultaneously and thoroughly an interdependent self ...
If I am not an independent self then I could never be said to be responsible for anything. Accepting this, I find that I can surrender with gratitude