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We ache to know our own unknowable value.
“Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circle of compassion to embrace all…”
Don’t be too quick to embrace the fundamentalism that summarily ascribes all of your good fortune to God/God’s will.
The winner is the one who gives all of themselves away to others first.
Acting piously without being pious is the darkest hypocrisy, underlying our resentment of others, and our own self-loathing.