Tuesday, October 9, 2012

With compassion.

Sometimes a story just sticks. The following three stories of compassion, or lack thereof, have stuck with me through the years. The first is a must-read for anyone who practices a religion—any religion. The second questions what exactly makes a community. And the third, well, the third is a story all its own. Enjoy.

If Not Higher. By I. L. Peretz

The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas. By Ursula K. Le Guin

The Blue Bouquet. By Octavio Paz