What if ‘to be’ is to be without something? If I’m blue all over, I’m definitely not red. If I’m just me, then I’m not all the other things that could exist.
What if to exist in particular is to lack the wholeness that comes with existing as everything all at once?
If that was true, then it would make perfect sense that I feel empty some days. On those days, I’m just remembering that I exist, and I’m just remembering how I exist.Continue reading To Exist and to Want: Musings on the First Two Noble Truths.