You must make sacrifices [Is our life to comfortable?]
Tonight I saw 2 things about Sacrifice
First was the latest episode of Revenge: Sacrifice
“Sacrifice by its strictest definition
takes something precious for the appeasement of a higher power
An abiding devotion to a cause that cannot be satisfied with a simple promise.
Because an oath, no matter how solemn, asks nothing in return
While true sacrifice demands unspeakable loss” — Emily Thorne
“Sacrifice demands the surrender of things we cherish above all else.
Only out of the agony of those losses can a new resolution be born.
An undying devotion to a cause greater than one’s self.
And a moral duty to see a journey through
To its absolute completion.” — Emily Thorne
Jonathan Haidt speaks of why communities that asked you to Sacrifice something last on average much longer than those who don’t. And communities we must build
“To build a community that lasts you also have commit to it and sacrifice something on the way. The more you do this the stronger the community will be and is much more likely to last longer. This is the type of Community that Religion has provided for humanity in the past and still does in large parts of the world.” — LordSillion
The Ultimate Sacrifice
Must you sacrifice everything for a new future? No! It’s never going to be like in this commercial from the Superbowl about The Rainforest Alliance. The future is about building a new community together. We are going to need to make sacrifices. But we do them together. And from them a new resolution will be born!
Let’s do this!
“Without pain, without sacrifice, we would have nothing” — Tyler Durden