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October 15, 2021

Existentialism

Photo by Julia Avamotive on Pexels.

Please heed this advice, you may need it:

Be prepared, NOT SCARED, especially in the face of immediate adversity or trauma.

Trust your inner Buddha – it will kick in and you WILL step up to the plate and do the right thing innately.

Breath.

Don’t get caught up in the moment, good or bad.

Breath.

(It sounds simple) but simply breathe and focus on that breath

LET IT ALL GO knowing that this brief moment of adrenaline probably saved someone’s life, if not you’re own. Do not revel in this.

Let it pass

This is hard to face, but shrug your shoulders and get on with your life, thanking the Universe you were in the right place, at the right time to help someone

In the end analysis, we are metaphysical beings:

mystical and emotional,

skeptical and cynical,

happy and boisterous,

loud and bawdy,

quiet and melancholy,

tender and cruel,

full of mirth and despair.

Inherent inconsistences mark us as part of nature, which is neither cruel nor fair, nor reliable or predictable.

From great authors comes these thoughts as well:

“Inconsistency is a great door for the change and for the progression! Never hesitate to be inconsistent!”-

-Mehmet Murat ildan

“..(i)nconsistency is built into the design of our mind.”

– Daniel Kahneman

And that moment of existential crisis where you’re wondering if your loved? Please follow this rather rude advice:

Go in the bathroom and lock the door.

Pull down your pants.

Recall that really cute person you saw earlier today.

Fantasize.

For a moment become One with the Universe.

Fill the Kleenex.

Rest in the Essence.

Clean up.

Flush the Kleenex.

Then,

Realize that this :15 of bliss was simply an illusion to begin with, created by desire in your mind.

Thank the gods that you didn’t ACTUALLY do it (or if you did), that you remembered to use a condom

That “momentary bliss” could be followed by 18 years of pain;

1) Either caring for what you created in that moment – millions of dollars in support and education – or

2) Years in prison: your choice

OR WAS IT REALLY ALL JUST A FANTASY TO BEGIN WITH?

Why is it that we so focus on the pain of every interaction, or the momentarily instant of bliss?

They both evaporate quickly do they not?

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