Out Of Love For Yourself

49.01Question: Can a person love his neighbor if he does not love himself?

Answer: A person cannot but love himself. Even if he hates himself, he still loves himself.

We are originally designed so that our whole nature is selfishness. Therefore, it cannot be that I do not love myself. Even when I hate myself, even when I want to commit suicide, it still comes from pride. It is within us, it is our foundation. Therefore, everything above it can only be built on the basis of self-love.

A person does not want to suffer so he may even give up his life, perhaps from a subconscious feeling that he is immortal, but still out of self-love. In all our actions there is no other motive than the fact that we love ourselves.

I think after digging around on the Internet, you can find a lot of confirmation on this topic.
From KabTV’s “Videoconference”

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