This is a slight departure from my normal speech concerning things cried out into the wilderness, but can anyone tell me why diamonds are so expensive? Why is the perception of their value so high?
You cannot digest them for sustenance. You cannot use them to procreate. You cannot use them to get closer to God. You cannot use them to create a lasting relationship. It would seem to me the more costly a ring purchased the shorter the marriage.
People kill for them. People steal them. People hire other people to kill for them. Women and some men lust over them. A person’s worth is often attached to them. It will not save you in the judgment. It will not comfort you at night. It is not soft to touch or caress.
Where did the perception come from and what is it’s value?
Please let me know where I have strayed in my opinion in the comments below.