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Blind to the Suffering World

Poet T.S. Eliot writes:

We have seen the young man mutilated, The torn girl trembling by the millstream. And meanwhile we have gone on living ... We have all had our private terror ...

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We do not want suffering; we want success. We identify not with those who are low and hurt but with those who are high and healthy. We don't like lepers or losers very well; we ...

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David Letterman Intrigued by Meaning of Life

Late-night TV talk host David Letterman interviewed an extreme mountaineer named Aron Ralston. According to the Chicago Tribune, Ralston used a pocketknife to "sever his lower ...

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