To walk out of his will is to walk into nowhere.
If we cut up beasts simply because they cannot prevent us and because we are backing our own side in the struggle for existence, it is only logical to cut up imbeciles, criminals, enemies, or capitalists for the same reasons.
Those of us who are blamed when old for reading childish books were blamed when children for reading books too old for us.
Pity was meant to be a spur that drives joy to help misery. But it can be used the wrong way round. It can be used for a kind of blackmailing. Those who choose misery can hold joy up to ransom, by pity.
What draws people to be friends is that they see the same truth. They share it.