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Modesti's Avatar Jump to comment 17 by Modesti

I hope that you will not understand this as an insult, but it seems to me that your love at this stage is quite selfish. I can understand if you have small children. You are now at the stage when you want to protect them from everything, ... now you are a parent, but when they grow up you will have to find that your children are individuals, and that they know to care about their life without mum and dad. I hope you understand that in this claim to be forever linked in some way, there is some selfishness in love. I think that love also means deep respect for individuals and 100% belief in their responsibility (once they grow up), because anyone can be responsible only for oneself. When your kids grow up you'll probably realize that they alone are responsible for their life and their actions, you will, as an adult, have deep respect for this ... you will stop being a parent. After all, if as an adult you feel you need to take responsibility for adult children, then you may be the one who has not grown up and are placed superiorly toward your "children", thus showing that you do not trust them. Then maybe it could mean that you are a child and you need security in the form of superior being - god. Please understand that your children will already be an extension of you in the future, once you die. Because your genes will continue to live in them. You are immortal though them anyway. Only your wish to be in the far future (forever) with them is selfish. But perhaps it is understandable because your children are very small. Good luck.

Sat, 04 Aug 2012 07:42:23 UTC | #950396