| The other night I was with a few friends, and we were discussing the state of the world – we didn’t solve anything, but spent some time talking about hope versus hopelessness. In the course of the discussion, various situations were mentioned: Iraq, Sudan, Afghanistan, Zimbabwe, suicide bombings, children being sexually assaulted and abused, greed and hunger for power and money, domestic violence, corruption (especially within governments), the drug trade, modern slavery, etc. etc.
These various topics were mentioned to reinforce the hopelessness that some felt for society in the modern world. And, one has to admit, those situations and abuses are a dreadful blight upon humanity! But should it lead us to a feeling of hopelessness?
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