The Lord Giveth, and the Lord Taketh Away: Why a Life Without Limits Probably Isn’t Alive.

The other day I was talking to a friend of mine — a doctor — and she commented that cancer is when part of you forgets to die. I think it’s weird that this post has begun with a comment on death: I feel like most of my pieces get around to death at some point.

When I opened the text editor to start this piece I was 100% certain that this piece would not be about death. I guess that’s just not my karma, guys.

More thoughts on cancer: if things don’t die, then nothing works. That sounds horrifically vague. I guess what I mean is that nothing in life can be completely free. Limitation seems like it might be a necessary condition for existence.

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