Spirit tells me that to tolerate ignorance and other base qualities
In oneself, or in others, is disrespectful of those others and oneself.
It is also counter-productive and slows progress, and so, is also
Disrespectful of our future.
Then how to respond?
Compassion is the answer and is the only way to achieve
Peace of mind. Pity is arrogance pretending to be
If I pity the wretched conditions of others, then I am not
One of them, and, He claims, to be with them and not of them