“Truth be told, we all want to go back, back to innocence, to simplicity, back to when there was more light and less darkness.”
We are torn apart by envy, jealousy – what René Girard called the “mad ambition of rivalry” – making us unable to love others.
It’s not that you need a prescription for insanity, but here’s a certain one nonetheless: Find something that is wrong in the world, but something you can’t do anything about. Obsess over it, never letting it go. Rail against it, though your demands can’t be heard. Grab that problem by the throat and keep shaking […]