Will The Increasing Diminishing of Gratitude Prove Devastating To Society?

Gratitude is responsible for advancing the human condition.

Jerry Pompilio
ILLUMINATION

--

Image by John Hain from Pixabay

Is the lack of gratitude responsible for detrimental behavior in society?

Gratitude is not only the greatest of virtues, but the parent of all the others.

Marcus Tullius Cicero

As I try to explain much of what’s behind human behavior and the interaction between people. I’m always searching for meaning and the lowest common facts that affect our emotions and behavior.

It’s hard not to notice a coarseness developing in society. At first glance, it appears to be complex in nature. On closer exam, can a single cause be responsible? The lowest common denominator. Lately, the word on my mind is” Gratitude”.

I first looked up the definition and saw how it relates to the concept. How does it connect to the human mind? Does the word relate to an emotion, a thought, an action, or a belief system? Does the word connect to us instinctively, or is it nurtured?

Gratitude:

Gratitude | ˈɡradəˌt(y)o͞od | noun the quality of being thankful; readiness to show appreciation for and to return kindness: she expressed her gratitude to the committee for their

--

--

Jerry Pompilio
ILLUMINATION

Jerry Pompilio, Small business survivor. With over 50 years in the service business. At this stage, it’s time to pay it back. To help others survive it too.