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Romance vs. Reality

How often do we let the romantic ideals define our understanding of things? Are we comparing our love lives to those we see in the over the…

Started by Jake Dockter in THOUGHT/PERSPECTIVES

3 Dec 7, 2010
Reply by abercromby finch



“There is plenty of courage among us for the abstract but not for the concrete.” - Helen Keller

“Love, like truth and beauty, is concrete. Love is not fundamentally a sweet feeling; not, at heart, a matter of sentiment, attachment, or being "drawn toward." Love is active, effective, a matter of making reciprocal and mutually beneficial relation with one's friends and enemies. Love creates righteousness, or justice, here on earth. To make love is to make justice. As advocates and activists for justice know, loving involves struggle, resistance, risk.” - Carter Heyward


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