That is not paid with moan
For we are born in other's pain
And perish in our own
Last week I was reminded that the reason why the West will be won in essence is mostly the opposite of how it was won, the inability to deal with issues in a way that results in pain. In fact, the essence of pain itself has evolved to encompass emotions and feelings that manifest mentally or physically. We are jealous of our neighbor to the point where it hurts to see them succeed any more. We are envious of another group...