A Matter of Necessity

An Essay

by Wendell Berry
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Yes, yes, yes!

Thanks. This makes a lot of sense, and means a lot.

Wendell Berry displays in his writings great humanism. I would only point out that what we wish to save in this world of materialism is in the end not salvagable. All materialistic things are mortal, ephemeral, and will die with the death of the physical body. What is salvagable is anything of a spiritual nature. It is the Soul that is immortal, eternal, and survives physical death. There is still much confusion about death and the afterlife. Think what it would mean to humanity to fully accept there is no death of the Soul, or Spirit; the Divine aspect of each human entity; death being the greatest fear of most human entities. I enjoy reading Wendell Berry.