FROM PART 1
The Addiction Affliction
There is a tradition saying that “through suffering comes wisdom”. This notion is a principal idea conveyed in the ancient Greek tragedies, for example. I have pointed out to you, however, that suffering does not in itself “create” wisdom, nor is suffering necessarily followed by wisdom. Suffering is just suffering. Whether or not you learn from it depends entirely upon your character, or your orientation to the events of life. Some people suffer a little and learn a great deal. Some people suffer greatly and learn a great deal. Some people, whether they suffer little...