Cruelty, the 8th deadly sin


Congo Belge II, Kalema. 52.5 x 69 cm. Acrylic on canvas. Accessed from: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/05/27/africa/congo-drc-53-echoes-of-zaire-exhibition/
Congo Belge II, Kalema. 52.5 x 69 cm. Acrylic on canvas. Accessed from: http://edition.cnn.com/2015/05/27/africa/congo-drc-53-echoes-of-zaire-exhibition/

The Eighth Sin In response to the WP Daily Prompt:“Remember the seven cardinal sins? You’re given the serious task of adding a new one to the list — another trait or behavior you find particularly unacceptable, for whatever reason. What’s sin #8 for you? Why?”

Cruelty is a human trait that I abhor. Cruelty against fellow humans, animals, our planet, even ourselves. The suffering that this causes is immeasurable. If we could replace cruelty with kindness many of the ills of our world would be addressed.

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