Finding peace amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic (For the privileged)

Wow. Times are a’changing, aren’t they, my friends? I, like many of us, have spent most of March being swept up in these turbulent times, and it has taken it’s toll.

Seeking joy is not a wrong thing to do, especially in times like these – but I personally only feel okay doing it after I check and acknowledge my privilege. So let’s start with that:

The fact is – if we are able to find the silver lining in this global health crisis, we are privileged.

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Morality and Humanity

If I had to choose which one of these qualities to develop in myself, I would choose humanity.

Morality vs Humanity

Morality is defined as the “principles concerning the distinction between right and wrong, or good and bad behaviour”

Extreme morality is an extreme sense of what is right and what is wrong, what is good and what is evil. When morality becomes extreme – it can be frightening. Extreme morality results in violence, deaths, punishment, discrimination.

There are a lot of horrific things being done in the world these days out of an inflated sense of morality.

Humanity, on the other hand, is defined as “humannness, benevolence”

Extreme humanity would be an extreme sense of love for humanity. Extreme humanity sounds like a wonderful thing!

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