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This is a mistake which I seem to make eternally, that I imagine the sufferings of others as far greater than they really are. Ever since my childhood, the proposition 'my greatest dangers lie in pity' has been confirmed again and again.
Friedrich Nietzsche Letters
I react to this as an expression of an overabundance of compassion. How many, I wonder, really suffer on that side of the issue rather than, what seems to me as the more common, deficit of compassion. I believe I struggle with the later a bit.
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