This post seems especially fitting considering the news I have just heard (which I will hopefully discuss soon, to a degree). Human beings look at death as a dreary occasion, one that has many downsides and no upsides. Yes, death is sad because it is just so final. Tons of memories abound from seemingly nowhere, […]
“I have lived more of my life than is to come: That is an interesting place for an artist – more interesting than writing about your first girlfriend. It is kind of serious. . . In our sixties, how do we face this imponderable idea that we are not going to exist anymore? We make art. […]
Every second thinking about death is another second you could have had thinking about life.
I want to drown in your fucking eyes. I want to gasp for air and have you pull me out seconds before death, for that’s what love feels like.
The Agony of Defeat Macbeth’s “way of life is fall’n into the sear, the yellow leaf / And that which should accompany old age / As honor, love, obedience, troops of friends / He must not look to have” (V. iii. 22-26). The quotation means that Macbeth has lost all feeling and compassion as a […]
“You’ve got to know your limitations. I don’t know what your limitations are. I found out what mine were when I was twelve. I found out that there weren’t too many limitations, if I did it my way.” — Johnny Cash “Some people are stuck with very hostile entities. Many people are stuck with life-denying, […]
How many lives do we live? How many times do we die? They say we all lose 21 grams … at the exact moment of our death. Everyone. And how much fits into 21 grams? How much is lost? When do we lose 21 grams? How much goes with them? How much is gained? How […]