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Relationships that Serve the Prideful Self Always Breaks the Hearts of Others

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Submitted by M Tovey (United States), Feb 24, 2021 at 12:49

Relationships that Serve the Prideful Self Always Breaks the Hearts of Others:

As one peruses these observations of how badly relationships are abused for the sake of self-seeking gratification of physical domination, it does not escape notice that over the centuries of various warrior societies seeking domination over the others, use of physical domination of the female victims (rape and other sordid activities) and other means of terroristic control of the vanquished appear as the subliminal mindset, even the ideology of how subversions of peaceful societies are similarly conquered.

That in supposedly peaceful societal settings in Western culture, such actions of an Oriental mindset can be shown as a subtle means of 'conquering' as there are the references of such activities actually being condoned in view of this post showing Oriental interactions and interfaces with Occidental cultural settings that appear to offer license to commit offensive behavior. In other words, Western culture appears attractive to those who are told while being 'pure' in the home setting, they are allowed to roam from home due to prideful service to self-indulgent appetites that can be fulfilled in fantasy forms of licentiousness. Even in the West, having multiple partners captivates the predominately male mentality and attitude that reminds of the Rolling Stone's song; "I can't get no satisfaction." It's so very selfish.

Also, what is set apart is in one of the most telling differences between an ethos of relationships that seek true partnership in love; and one that serves the indulgences of a prideful dominant desire to fulfill a licentious appetite without consideration of the emotional damage it causes to those to be 'conquered.' It is further demonstrated in the contrast of a relationship between one man and one woman as spoken of by Yeshua HaMashiach in the Hebrew Holy Writ, and those issues spoken of in Islamic discourses of the Quran and hadiths.

Which is served better: the singular purpose of a loving partnership between that man of hope and his intended spouse; or that which is the subject of this post, male dominance in the name of religion seeking what can be controlled for the sake of self-interests? Where is the sacrifice of love in that?

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