Truly wonderful and thought provoking piece. Recommended read 😊
This is an excerpt from a dialogue (through exchange of emails) written to my friend Sam, when he asked me about suffering
The Question of Suffering
How could an Intelligent Being allow such cruelty?
A most valid, most important, and most relevant question.
To start with, I am afraid that by talking about this topic, it would be very difficult to be objective. We won’t be able to discuss it from a purely scientific perception.
We can’t -even if we wanted to- be objective; as this issue entails feelings, emotions, philosophy, personal experience. Therefore I find that –here- I can’t be anything other than subjective; reflecting on my own personal life and my personal experiences.
The most negative occurrences in the life of a human being can be summarized as such: physical pain, emotional pain (sorrow), and fear.
Contemplating on my own life…
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