OK, bear with me a moment... When we say "This person is angry; that person is deluded; that other person is greedy" we are expressing a craving: that these people should not be that way, and we don't want to deal with them because they are that way.
Each of these people is suffering under an illusion that that world should be different from what it is:
- One, that the world should respect them
- Another, that the world should conform to their fantasies
- A third, that the world should give them its riches
And we are suffering under an illusion that the world should protect us from the illusions of all these people. See the mental tangle?
The only way to untangle that is to realize that illusions themselves are the problem, and that we cannot counter one illusion by opposing it with a different one. If we have one attitude towards every person — that every person is a buddha-in-the-making, warts and all — then we can start developing the compassion that might ultimately change the way the world is.