Compassion in the 21st Century Society
Things have gone array in our lives, because of lack of compassion in the life of our loved ones. This particular act is one of the means to get our planet back to some human form. The quest for greed, evil competition, thirst for blood, no love or affection for the pains of others has done more harm than good in our societies. We continue to disintegrate into differents parts instead of integrating to build a stronger force in our societies.
I remember having a discussion with a friend on this particular topic some months ago. I said to her, if people could learn to be more compassionate, if husbands and wives, whites, blacks and coloured people, brother and sisters, ethnic groups could be more compassionate to one another, the rate of domestic violence or any type of violence, divorce, breakups, violent conflicts, wars, will be reduced, life will be happier to live in.
Compassion is not something you pretend to have, to act or toy with, it is a lifestyle. It cannot thrive in a hostile environment, there cannot be compassion and evil in the same place, both cannot live side by side. True compassion is about love, it’s about showing affection and giving attention to people who need it; family, friends, children, loved ones, animals (pets), strangers, old people, mentally disturbed, street children, beggars, sick people, the rich and even the poor. You must love genuinely to exercise this act. Continue reading “Are you Compassionate?”