I believe that among the great deathbed regrets will be the realisation that we never truly showed the world who … Continue Reading Save yourself from regrets
One of my favourite movie scenes is the one in The Matrix where the agent holds down Neo’s head as … Continue Reading The Sound of Inevitability
There is a starkness that stares you in the face as you see the distractions for what they are. Looking to the future with great expectations, I always found myself pushing the boundaries within which I operated. It was never … Continue Reading Stark Reality
I've always believed that if we were to live a long and painful life, and in the end, in our last few moments, we experienced the absolute serenity and completeness of everything we sought to experience or achieve in our lifetime, the entirety of the pain and struggles of our lives would be easily forgotten. It would still feel like a complete and beautiful life, because the intensity of the struggles before that point would directly inform the intensity of gratitude and peace we would feel when experiencing it. But only if we live in the present moment. Otherwise we'll lose that beautiful moment cursing at its late arrival while still yearning for the past to have been different.
During my morbid years, you know, the years that are accompanied by knowing everything, followed by the years of futility before we realise that adults are weighed down with responsibility rather than just being deliberately boring, I found it attractive … Continue Reading Dying is Easy
Once we obtain a level of realisation regarding the finite nature of life, or rather, knowing without doubt that death is approaching, we will realise the time that is passing without us exploiting its opportunities sufficiently. When we consider that … Continue Reading Cyclic Sanity (Take II)