2014/10/29 Leave a comment
Originally posted on Mirrors of Encounters:
Everything around feels so empty because everybody is obsessively looking for worth and meaning outside.
It is sort of peculiar to say this, but the reason why our present age feels so hollow is because modern man is hollow inside. He is always on the go – where to really?…- ever eschewing, ever procrastinating. As he feels frustrated and unhappy, life is always somewhere else. Everybody is busy to escape. Indeed, out of fear, cowardice and sloth, people refuse to grow – that is, to take the trouble to initiate the inner journey, to confront their inner essence.
So due to this sometimes seemingly irremediable inner poverty, invariably projecting themselves away from themselves in order to escape their inner hollowness, Self-loss and blatant worthlessness, most humans have lost contact with Life, with everything alive. As Oscar Wilde very well put it, they know the price of everything but the value of nothing…
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