Monday, October 19, 2015

you can imagine beyond but not likely live there

“I need caffeine and a creative enterprise,” the thought echoed in his head until lettered buttons were noisily depressed.

“But is there any actual point in it?” he asked himself.

“Certainly not,” he replied in the quiet of his mind. “All the more reason to accomplish it, only your own valuation makes this worthwhile.”

“But it is unnecessary and very unimportant on any timescale beyond or below human perception.”

“Yes; however, you live only in human scale. You would do well to acknowledge Deep Time and the sparking lives of dragonflies, but live fully within your own scale.”

“Live in the world as it is, as well as you can, not in the world as you wish it?”

“Precisely.”

“This is a hard lesson.”

“Yes.”



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