How can you care about something you can’t imagine?

read this today, there is something in it.

That’s why an empty horizon matters. How can you care about something you can’t imagine? For all but the most rigorous moral philosophers, caring requires more than a logical reckoning of duty. People need visions of things they feel attached to, or find beautiful, or moving. They have to be able to imagine a future the failure of which to materialise would feel like a loss. Points on the horizon that help people to see something in the far future may help them feel connected to it. They may also encourage people to believe that there actually will be a future.

The thousand-year stare – We can build structures that last for centuries, but can we connect with our distant descendants? by Marek Kohn
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