This podcast was recorded at Kasturba Medical College, Manipal. The views of the speaker are
You can be famous, rich and popular. Essentially, you can have money, fame, power, beauty, social skills, a great personality and you can still be lonely. And that’s because loneliness is part of biology. Hungers tells you to eat. What does loneliness tell you? It’s a sign of feeling rejected. Feeling excluded. Not feeling the social vibe of the group around you. It tells you that you need to connect with other people.
The sanctity of life can only go as far as to how an individual copes with his/her daily activities. If that individual’s capacity to carry out their daily routines is hindered due to physical or psychological distress and if the underlying cause is not treatable, then they are headed for a life of misery and pain.