How can we know whether our actions are motivated by a true understanding of the way things are? How do we know if our judgments or our expectations of what we "deserve" really correspond to the nature of reality? Joseph Goldstein introduces the concept of "clear knowing" or "clear comprehension," which rests on our fundamental understanding of the impermanence of all things and our delusional belief in the notion of a stable "self." Without these concepts to ground our behaviors and attitudes, we cannot hope to be happy. Please join the discussion by clicking on the "Read More" link below."