If the thunder don't get ya then the lightning will.
To me, that's the key thing, the pursuit of happiness. That's the basic, ultimate freedom.
We're involved in a society which is undergoing some really weird changes now.
Somebody has to do something, and it's just incredibly pathetic that it has to be us.
Live life expecting the worst, hoping for the best, and living for the future!
It's pretty clear now that what looked like it might have been some kind of counterculture is, in reality, just the plain old chaos of undifferentiated weirdness.
I Don't Think There's A Good Excuse For Being Unhappy. I'm Not Particularly Unhappy, But I Know What Pain Is. I think That Life Is Characterized By Pain, Partly. Part Of The Way You Can Tell You're Alive Is By How Much Pain You're Experiencing, Or How Little.
To get really high is to forget yourself. And to forget yourself is to see everything else. And to see everything else is to become an understanding molecule in evolution, a conscious tool of the universe.
You need music, I don't know why. It's probably one of those Joe Campbell questions, why we need ritual. We need magic, and bliss, and power, myth, and celebration and religion in our lives, and music is a good way to encapsulate a lot of it.
Constantly choosing the lesser of two evils is still choosing evil.
Last Update: 28 January 2023
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