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Dr. Schweitzer on Compassion…

Dr. Schweitzer on Compassion...

Compassion, in which all ethics must take root, can only attain full breadth and depth if it embraces all living creatures and does not limit itself to mankind

– Taken from Dr. Albert Schweitzer’s Noble Peace Prize acceptance speech

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4 thoughts on “Dr. Schweitzer on Compassion…

  1. Molly Burnette on said:

    Thank you, Lissa, for sharing that – I’ll remember that when I’m mad at the ants on the counter and wish wipe the whole thing clean!

  2. The Schweitzer worldview was based on his idea of Reverence for life, which he believed was his greatest and simplest contribution to humanity. He saw a decline in Western civilization, due to a gradual abandonment of the ethical roots: the affirmation of life.
    Lissa deep this post. With few words there is much to see.

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