Recently I have been noticing a theme on my social media. There is a post of someone passing away. Within that post the comment section is filled with comments such as:
"I lost my mother 4 years ago. I am sorry for your loss."
"I just saw him 3 days ago and he seemed totally fine. I am sorry for your loss."
Etc. . .
To me, these types of comments are borderline selfish and inconsiderate towards the grieving person who posted that their loved one had passed. I struggle with this for 2 reasons.
1) I find myself being judgmental towards the person in the comment section. After all, they most likely have Noble intentions.
2) I struggle when trying to console someone who is grieving because I am hypersensitive on not coming off as selfish. Which in turn sometimes makes conversations short and seemingly inconsiderate in and of themselves.
I would truly appreciate any insight or work from notable philosophers that could shed some light on this subject.
Thank you in advance!