Moral Indignation

Moral indignation, like moral condemnation, is a an oxymoron. You can't be morally indignant. You can't morally condemn. By definition, if you're indignant, or you're condemning, you're not being moral. Morality is appreciation.

You're not a moral person while you're attacking, accusing, blaming, criticizing, demanding, or expressing any other form of negation, and it's not because these things are "bad." It's because these are states devoid of appreciation. While you express these behaviors, no matter how righteous you may believe yourself to be, you're behaving immorally. Not to worry, however, you can easily, and quickly, rectify the situation, if you want. Find something to appreciate.

No matter how trivial your appreciation may appear to you, while you're engaged in appreciation, you're being a moral person. When you celebrate your dog's new rhinestone collar, you're in a state of morality. Whereas, when you hate injustice, you're being immoral. Or when you want retribution for the bad things that other people do, you're being immoral. But when take a deep breath as you wake up in the morning and remember with satisfaction that you have your favorite brand of coffee in the house, you're being a moral person. Morality doesn't take much effort. You don't have to work at it very hard, and it doesn't require oodles of discipline.

Morality is easy.

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