sWell (shakewell) wrote,

he's the type of man for whom one can feel no compassion

compassion is a wonderful thing. it's what one feels when one looks at a squashed caterpillar. an elevating experience... you don't have to hold your stomach, your heart or your spirit up -- when you don't feel compassion. all you have to do is look down. it's much easier. when you look up, you get a pain in the neck. compassion is the greatest virtue. it justifies suffering. there's got to be suffering in the world, else how would we be virtuous and feel compassion? ... oh, it has an antthesis -- but such a hard, demanding one. admiration. ... so i say that anyone for whom we can't feel sorry is a viscious preson. like howard roark
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