The Self

FASCINATED AND ENTHRALLED 
BY OUR OWN SELVES,
AND THE MEAGRE KNOWLEDGE 
WE HAVE MANAGED TO GRASP.
WE BECOME LONELY, EMPTY, 
AND WRETCHED,
IF, WITH A FROZEN LOOK, 
WE SLAY THOSE WE ENCOUNTER.
THE CHOICE BETWEEN COLD 
KNOWLEDGE OR COMPASSION AWAITS.

Published by Dr Jim Walsh

CEO of Conway Hall Ethical Society and author of 'Ethics Starts With You'.

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