Question by Heyle Jackson: What is the meaning of the poem “Three Passions” by Bertrand Russell?
If you don’t know it, here it is:
Three passions have governed my life:
The longings for love, the search for knowledge,
And unbearable pity for the suffering [of humankind].
Love brings ecstasy and relieves loneliness.
In the union of love I have seen
In a mystic miniature the prefiguring vision
Of the heavens that saints and poets have imagined.
With equal passion I have sought knowledge.
I have wished to understand the hearts [of people].
I have wished to know why the stars shine.
Love and knowledge led upwards to the heavens,
But always pity brought me back to earth;
Cries of pain reverberated in my heart
Of children in famine, of victims tortured
And of old people left helpless.
I long to alleviate the evil, but I cannot,
And I too suffer.
This has been my life; I found it worth living.
- Bertrand Russell
Please do not give me a summary, I already found it online.
What I’m looking for is the deeper meaning of it in a paragraph or more
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the name is used in a special poem very commonly but also in newer ones
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when words are pronounced which part of the word is pronounced
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