“our educational system tells us that we can all be big-ass winners. it hasn’t told us about the gutters or the suicides. or the terror of one person aching in one place alone untouched unspoken to”
The moment you feel you are no longer dependent on anyone, a deep coolness and a...– Osho, that’s how I drink my cup of thee
I can relate
With other people, when I try to speak my world, even if they do not reject what I am saying, they insist on having all the blanks filled in by me, clear sentences with precise meanings. When I try to do this, it brings it down to nothing. The life is gone. And then they say: “That’s nothing”. I have presented them with a cadaver, not a living being. I feel that I have desecrated...
What if the point of life has nothing to do with the creation of an...– Derrick Jensen (A Language Older Than Words)
Fundamental changes in society are sometimes labeled impractical or contrary to...– Carl Sagan
and when love came to us twice and lied to us twice we decided to never love...– Charles Bukowski (What Matters Most Is How Well You Walk Through the Fire)
He spoke of human solitude, about the intrinsic loneliness of a sophisticated mind, one that is capable of reason and poetry but which grasps at straws when it comes to understanding another, a mind aware of the impossibility of absolute understanding. The difficulty of having a mind that understands that it will always be misunderstood. Man Walks into a Room, 2002 Nicole Krauss