posted on Feb, 15 2011 @ 01:06 AM
reply to post by mayabong
The ethos of this quote is about living your life to the ideals that you wish everyone else to adhere to, and the consequent ripple effect that your
attitude and philosophy will have.
For example, I'm a vegetarian too, but I'm not an arse about it. I just explain and argue my position on the matter through logic, and at the very
least, those who have heard my arguments will think critically about what I've said, and on some occasions, will come around to my way of
You're right - from a realist's point of view - that this philosophy ultimately doesn't work.
But at least we can still strive to lead a good life and encourage others to follow a similar path.
After all, wasn't ''hope'' the only thing that was left in Pandora's Box ?