Daily Dementations: 6 June 2013

6 June 2013(   )

There is a subtle humming distraction as MGMT sings Of Moons, Birds & Monsters.


I will sing the hymn to Mithras and chant the song of Osiris before I pray to Jesus — Mythology, such a fascinating structure holding man’s imagination and history. I believe that before we knew how to philosophize, we first learned how to mythologize. It was our way to cope with a world brimming with the unknown, the unfathomable.

Our faith is based on our stories, imagined or experienced.


I remember this highway, where a mermaid sits firmly on rocks consistently struck by waves and the rage of wind. The sky remains the same: unfazed.

A few kilometers away lies a seafood restaurant patronized by weary travelers.

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“The most terrifying fact about the universe is not that it is hostile but that it is indifferent; but if we can come to terms with this indifference and accept the challenges of life within the boundaries of death — however mutable man may be able to make them — our existence as a species can have genuine meaning and fulfillment. However vast the darkness, we must supply our own light.” [Stanley Kubrick]


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