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Back to reality?

January 2, 2011


Today is the last day of the Christmas break, but we should stop short of calling tomorrow “back to reality.” Because to say that is to submit to the worldview that work comprises our entire reality, when in fact work is but a part of it. Are vacations – the time we spend with our family and […]

Sleep is not only for the weak

October 27, 2010


I have a feeling that our wanting not to sleep, especially when we do not have anything urgent or important to do, points to our deepest desire not to die — to be active and indeed to live forever. We often do not welcome the idea of ending our day, but that will never change the truth […]