Saturday, July 7, 2007

Quote o' the Day

We can no longer speak of ‘outsiders’. It once was possible for the ancients to say, “We are the chosen of God!” and to save all love and respect for themselves, projecting malice ‘out there’. That today is suicide. We have now to learn somehow to quench our hate and disdain through the operation of actual love, not a mere verbalization, but an actual experience of compassionate love, and with that fructify (to make fruitful or productive), simultaneously, both our neighbor’s life and our own.

Joseph Campbell
Comparative Mythologist

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