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The Shrink and The Sage

What should we expect of others?

Morality is built on aspirations not expectations. Treating someone well is not conditional on the assumption that they would reciprocate if the roles were reversed, simply on the belief that it would be good if they did. If this were not the case, morality as we know it would not exist.

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  • Anyone know which is the kireji here and how it is pronounced? 静けさや岩に染み入る蝉の声