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After Disneyland, what?

Men speak often of pleasure, seldom of joy. Pleasure is somewhere and something; joy is nowhere and nothing. Pleasure is planned, imagined, curated; joy is spontaneous, uncontrolled and now. Something else: Pleasure has an end. That’s where pain is.

Making friends

I agree. It behooves us to deepen our relationship with death, to look at it straight on, to talk to our children about it. From a planetary perspective, death and birth require one another. Can we imagine what the earth experience would be like if nobody died?