Sunday, 15 December 2013
he defines creation;
Death defines life;
Despair defines hope;
Desire defines hatred;
Destiny defines freedom;
Dream might define reality.
He does not list Delirium - she might define sanity?
Destruction of the old is necessary for creation of the new. He lists several kinds of transient creations:
A Buddhist text is appropriate:
"Thus shall ye think of all this fleeting world:
"A star at dawn, a bubble in a stream;
"A child's laugh, a phantasm, a dream."
Shakespeare: "We are such stuff as dreams are made on..."
Lewis Carroll: "Life, what is it but a dream?"