Sanctimonious spirituality and the idea that injustice is justified by it. It seems like a rationale for nihilism when I hear it. I know that state very well. Why are they justifying their lives? I don’t really know. It sort of scares me.
Life is about the willingness and desire to give, and the openness to receive because by receiving you engage life. You embrace it and acknowledge that you are one with it. If we all lived like this, what would there be left to want?
“That is the happiest conversation where there is no competition, no vanity, but a calm, quiet interchange of sentiments” Samuel Johnson (English Poet, Critic and Writer. 1709-1784)
“It is easy when we are in prosperity to give advice to the afflicted.” Aeschylus (Ancient Greek Dramatist and Playwright known as the founder of Greek tragedy, 525 BC-456 BC)
“We give advice by the bucket, but take it by the grain.” William R. Alger (American Theologian, 1822-1905)