August 21, 2016

Real Friendship

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Friendship, like philosophy, like art, like the universe itself … has no survival value; rather it is one of those things which give value to survival.” Within the poetic beauty of this sentiment crumbles into untruth for anyone who has ever been buoyed from the pit of despair by the unrelenting kindness of a friend, or whose joys have been amplified by a friend’s warm willingness to bear witness.