Illusion

“Reality is merely an illusion, albeit a very persistent one.” — Albert Einstein Wherever humans exist, things are not what they seem. Illusion taints every aspect of the human experience. It’s in everything we do, and feel, and think. It is in the way things taste, the way time flows, what we believe is valuable, … Continue reading Illusion

God

“That God does not exist, I cannot deny, That my whole being cries out for God I cannot forget.” ― Jean-Paul Sartre In the beginning, there was life, vicious but harmonious life. That life grew and morphed while eons passed. Life split off from itself as tree branches to receive the sun, and each branch … Continue reading God

Body

“I’m literally always looking at my reflection not because I’m conceited but because I just think it feels kind of strange to have a physical form and I’m constantly trying to process who and what I am.” — zygoats When I ask who you are, how might you answer? I would wager you might tell me … Continue reading Body

Alive

“How wonderful to be alive, he thought. But why does it always hurt?” ― Boris Pasternak, Doctor Zhivago The first condition of being a human being is, of course, being alive. Some humans were once alive, but are not now, some aren’t yet, but will be one day, but all of us will have been … Continue reading Alive