Archive for October 2010

October 11, 2010

Running. I hear my lungs scream from inside my chest, organized thought broke down two miles ago, time itself compresses, and, like Zeno’s paradox, I fall into an infinity of presence within myself. Then I pick my head up to the horizon and see Bliss, as if the very distinction between subjective infinity and objective infinity melted away: no pain, no thought, no self, just freedom!

October 11, 2010

Ignorant hands are clumsy, and purity is fragile; I see two kinds of people that don’t hide behind an exoskeleton-character for protection: fools and prophets. Often times the fool is the purest soul in the room. Me, I’m just another child playing hide-and-seek. So funny that the person hiding always secretly wants to be found.

October 11, 2010

It seems relatively easier for the strong to be magnanimous than it is for the weak: on account of their strength, the strong have less to fear from the disadvantageous consequences of selflessness. Yet, experience tells us that the weak are more likely to be selfless than are the strong. Why? Is it their familiarity with suffering that makes the weak unafraid? Does the notion of ‘strength’ extend further than physical, mental, or financial strength, such that the ‘strong’ are really the weak, and the ‘weak’ are really the strong? Or is it that the ‘strong’ ARE (‘)strong(‘) on account of their not being magnanimous (thus making the apparent discrepancy not so surprising)? All three? None of the above?

October 11, 2010

I wonder why is Nature never portrayed as a suicidal nutcase? Popular sentiment is practically drunk with the same romantic image of Nature qua righteous yet helpless victim, and Man qua rogue scoundrel foaming at the mouth, as if Man were not a part of Nature.