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    So it goes this way: two days ago whilst traveling, the car I was traveling in was broken into during the night. Given that we have driven for more than a 1000km and given that I carried with me stuff for the next month, you can imagine the quantity of uselessness that was carried in the car.
    We woke up in the morning to find that we have less than nothing with us, save our own underwear and a pair of faded jeans, a T-shirt (long sleeved) and a half bottle of (very good) scotch whiskey, a few old cigarillos and that’s about it.
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    We looked at each other, all four of us, and burst into laughter!
    We couldn’t possibly be the merrier if we would have won the local lottery.
    The reason is quite simple, the night before we were sitting in the local inn, having a nice wine, and discussing the reality of the mind, deciding that we have absolutely nothing that is really ours. All was given to us, by life, be previous generations of thinkers, by mother nature, by genetics, you name it. We then went on into the small hours of the night discussing the reality of emptiness.
    Life in its chaotic nature had provided us with the assurance that indeed we have nothing, always had nothing and forever will have nothing, nothing..
    What can I say, I love the nothing!

    Nothingness rules!!!


    (maybe part of the Ultrashorts project)


    Tue, Mar 4, 2008  Permanent link
    Categories: life, nothingness, chaos
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