"If they can get you asking the wrong questions, they don’t have to worry about answers." — Thomas Pynchon
"This sacrifice of common sense is the certain badge which distinguishes slavery from freedom; for when men yield up the privilege of thinking, the last shadow of liberty quits the horizon."—Thomas Paine, "Reflections on Titles" May, 1775
"I yearn for eternity,
because there I will find
my unpainted paintings,
and my unwritten poems."
If now is the only reality, are past and future both fictions?
“Reality is never and nowhere more accessible than in the immediate moment of one’s own life. It’s only there that it can be won or lost.” — Franz Kafka