Thoughts On The Nature Of Ingratitude

“…Whát I dó is me: for that I came.”
—Hopkins
Our needs, philosophers have long told us, are essentially negative in character, deriving from our natural state of lack. And, like a person who remains vaguely agitated, weary, and restless after getting over an illness, we generally do not incline to feel gratitude in any lasting or very meaningful sense. Because it is painful to be hungry, it feels good to eat; but it is not in our nature to feel so fortunate for having eaten, and accordingly, we are not generally grateful beings, though, of course, we all say otherwise, just Read More

Source: Return of Kings

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