The Struggle Inherent to the Human Condition

The human condition is a struggle from birth till death.

I cannot imagine a single moment of life that is exempt from the struggle.

From the outset we struggle to overcome the elements and our environment.

The basis for the struggle seems to be a natural aversion to discomfort.

Thus the struggle inherent to the human condition is an effort to be comfortable in spite of the elements and within our environment.

The struggle inherent to the human condition is thus the struggle inherent to all known sentient beings.

Hence the baby cries when cold.

Hence the dog seeks shade on a hot summer day.

Hence we eat when hungry, and drink when thirsty.

The human condition is indeed a never ending struggle.

Ours is a collective condition; thus ours is a collective struggle.

Hence, we can struggle TOGETHER to overcome the elements and our environment.

Or, we can struggle AGAINST EACH OTHER to overcome the elements and our environment.

Ours is a collective condition; thus ours is a collective struggle.

And the struggle never ends.

And the suffering never ceases.

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