The effective exercise of a right
springing not from the individual who possesses it, but
from other men who consider themselves as being under a
certain obligation towards him
Above-cited, famous words of Simone Weil, the influential French philosopher of the 20th century, can be found in her book entitled "Needs for Root"(Paris, 1949). Weil, a gnostic, who wanted to know God gives us here some interesting, yet not fully developed model for dealing with virtually any social problem of our times:
Yes, there would not be a single suicide, abortion, euthanasia or unjust war in our world if all people recognized their obligations toward each other.
But here is something else to figure out:
What are said obligations, and where to find them? No philosopher can tell you this - only God , the One Who gave you The Ten Commandments, will.
Knowing this - no matter how sad you may be right now - do not give up your hope: seek and love Him and His creatures... For love is a right of Creator and us all - the one that only you, the remarkable co-operator with God, may make effective in perhaps small, yet still important scale.