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RE: When sadness is pure joy...

in StemSocial6 months ago

We can't argue that being positive and optimistic allows us to have a clear mind. It is only in this condition of our mind that melancholy may be truly comprehended and accepted. Sounds contradicting, right? As I said before, melancholy is not just sadness and not even depression. It is about awareness of the true sense of being sad in our lives. It is also to appreciate the fine details at the moment the weighs more.

Melancholy is at the core of our humanity. When things don't fall to their rightful places, and sometimes we feel depressed, we may comprehend and accept that no one knows anybody else. It exemplifies that loneliness is universal. We've all felt it at some point in our lives. So why do we bemoan our circumstances when excluded? The truth is that no matter how wonderful a life we might envisage, every life has its share of humiliation and pain.

Dear @juecoree , I agree with you! The fact that melancholy is at the core of our humanity is spoken of in the biblical book of Genesis.

After Cain killed Abel, he said to Yahweh: The crime that I killed my brother is too heavy. So, everyone who meets me will try to kill me.

All human beings know their fate that one day they will die.
Humans expelled from Eden were cursed by God and were destined to die.

Although our lives may be happy today, melancholy is at the core of our humanity because we know that one day death will take away all happiness.

Cain knew that others would try to kill him, so he appealed to God, and God gave him a mark to prevent him from being killed by other humans.

We fear other people like Cain, but we have to coexist with them because we miss them. Even though we know that others will one day betray and kill us, we must coexist with them, suppressing our fears.

A primal melancholy will always create the core of our humanity because we know we are doomed to live in care and fear until the end of our God-given life.

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A primal melancholy will always create the core of our humanity because we know we are doomed to live in care and fear until the end of our God-given life.

Indeed! People look at melancholy as a depressing state, but, as stated in my blog, it isn't always about depression and sadness. There are more to it.

By the way, thanks for sharing a religious and philosophical perspective about Melancholy. Enjoy a slice of !PIZZA

Indeed! People look at melancholy as a depressing state, but, as stated in my blog, it isn't always about depression and sadness. There are more to it.

I agree with you! Paradoxically, there is joy because there is depression.
We feel melancholy, sad, and afraid as we see the death of other living beings, but we also feel joy and relief that we are alive today!