Rancor is not the way - Deepstash

Rancor is not the way

There is no point in being angry at people that do not know any better. There is no point in being angry at nature; it is what it is. Being resentful about the things that are beyond our control is pointless.

Instead, what we can do is accepting the things we cannot change and keep our own faculties in a state of tranquility.


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