Pity those who reject their purpose. They have lost their dream. They stumble forward in the dark, deaf to the entreaties of their soul. And because they cannot hear their soul, they lack an understanding of truth. Without an understanding of truth, of right and wrong, they are easily swayed by the wishes of others to act in a way harmful to themselves.
The Straight Path: A Religious Guide to Finding and Fulfilling One’s Purpose, p. 4