How can I develop a reverence for life?

How can I develop a reverence for life?


If you are a philosopher operating from ethics or beliefs or constructs that are not structured around life but the abstractions of life you urgently need to develop ethics for life.


“The fundamental fact of human awareness is this: "I am life that wants to live in the midst of other life that wants to live." A thinking man feels compelled to approach all life with the same reverence he has for his own. Thus, all life becomes part of this own experience. From such a point of view, "good" means to maintain life, to further life, to bring developing life to its highest value. "Evil" means to destroy life, to hurt life, to keep life from developing. This, then, is the rational, universal, and basic principle of ethics.” —Albert Schweitzer

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