Evil Does Not Harm The World

The existence of evil does not harm the world. And an individual act of evil does not harm the victim. Only one person is harmed by it – and he can stop being harmed as soon as he decides to.

~ Marcus Aurelius (Meditations 8.55)

Why is it that we are now so obsessed with those who have hurt us?

Someone says something “bad” on social media, and all of a sudden we have to make them “pay” for what they said.

The same can apply to many things that are now falling under the banner of “social justice”.

Maybe it is time that we stopped and asked ourselves if we were really harmed by something…

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