This is a beautiful piece. Notice the list of the some of the great who have lived among us. I hope I’m not alone in this quest. It’s not quite easy at all, but I consider it the highest human attainment there is. Ultimately, all humans aspire for some kind of moral sense of being don’t we? Whether we believe that we work to help only immediate friends and family (or even our own survival), this sense of morality is certainly there. Perhaps it just needs some fine tempering?
At the least I hope some might find this inspiring to them in some way. There are number of topics that branch off from this specific article so be aware that you may be drawn away from it without realizing it.
Socrates - “The end of life is to be like God, and the soul following God will be like Him.”