“ Human beings are capable of suffering just about anything. If there is some physical reason, at least they have a good excuse. Otherwise, they will simply suffer for nothing. ”
Source: Book: Why Suffering? page 14
Categories: Truth Being human Suffering
Human beings are not suffering their bondage, they are suffering their freedom
Is there some aspect of life that human beings are not suffering? If they are poor they suffer their poverty. You make them affluent they suffer that. If they are uneducated they suffer that. If you make them educated they suffer that. If they are unmarried they suffer that. You get them married.. If they don't have children they suffer that. If they have..
When we are unable to bring ourselves to some sense of peace, every little issue gets blown out of proportion. For every little thing, we end up fighting with each other.
In this world there are only two tragedies. One is not getting what one wants, and the other is getting it.
Right now, what human beings are suffering is not their bondage, they are suffering their freedom. If you suffer your bondage, that is alright, but if you suffer your freedom that is a tragedy
It is difficult to love someone who is next to you right now, it is easy to love someone who is dead or who is in heaven. Because if you have to love one, you have to give up something that is you, to accommodate another, otherwise it will not happen.