A trait apart

As things are now, it may well be that the survival of the species will depend upon the capacity to foster a boundless talent for compassion. In the alchemy of man's soul, almost all noble attributes -- courage, love, hope, faith , beauty, loyalty -- can be transmuted into ruthlessness. Compassion alone stands apart from the continuous traffic between good and evil proceeding within us . . . We there is compassion, even the poisonous impulses remain relatively harmless.

About these ads
Sponsored Content by LockerDome

We want to hear, did we miss an angle we should have covered? Should we come back to this topic? Or just give us a rating for this story. We want to hear from you.

Loading...

Loading...

Loading...

Save for later

Save
Cancel

Saved ( of items)

This item has been saved to read later from any device.
Access saved items through your user name at the top of the page.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You reached the limit of 20 saved items.
Please visit following link to manage you saved items.

View Saved Items

OK

Failed to save

You have already saved this item.

View Saved Items

OK