They asked a shaman
"What is poison?
- Anything beyond what we need is poison.
It can be power, laziness, food, ego, ambition, vanity, fear, anger, or whatever.
- What is fear?
Non acceptance of uncertainty
If we accept uncertainty, it becomes adventure.
What is envy?
- No acceptance of good in the other.
If we accept good, it becomes inspiration.
What is anger?
- No acceptance of what is beyond our control.
If we accept, it becomes tolerance.
What is hate?
- Non-acceptance of people as they are
If we accept unconditionally, it becomes love. "