Below is the poem entitled Pathetic Notions which was written by poet
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People can claim all sorts of nonsense that love is unconditional, or should be. The bible itself does
not even make such a claim in the teachings of changing for God, changing to better man, changing
for oneself and changing to love another human being as properly called. Why does man feel that
something is owed to them when they have not proved their worthiness of love that is due? I am not
Jesus to just offer it like he does. Human beings need to be respected, loved and honored, and
showing some sort of courage for the human race.
I offer my love and tenderness openly to those who deserve it. That does not mean that I do not
care about their general well being or health, but I will not be made to feel guilty of lies being fed of
unconditional love that does not exist?
So your wife sits around and does not clean? Did you say "fine", let us live this way, who cares?
No, you did not. Conditions exist.
I will not buy into unconditional love, for even the bible rebukes such a fairy tale and pathetic