Show us your Achilles’ heel

«You are invulnerable, you have no Achilles’ heel.» Portrait of a Lady, T.S.Eliot ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~ I don’t know what we choose in our lives; and what chooses us. Things...

Spring equinox on the Planet of Humans

  «Footfalls echo in the memory Down the passage which we did not take Towards the door we never opened Into the rose-garden. My words echo Thus, in your...

Some will sell their dreams for small desires

“Life swings like a pendulum backward and forward between pain and boredom.” A. Schopenhauer “The void exists for as long as you are not falling into...

Those who fear loneliness

I love the night. Especially after midnight when everybody is asleep and there is no sound but the wind. The mind becomes clear then,...

Birds born in a cage don’t know how to fly

An anthropologist (let us call her Jane) visited an African tribe (let us call it Narash). The Narash had been in touch with civilization –...

So long and thanks for all the fish

Today, as I was taking my son to the Kung Fu lesson, I saw an old woman getting closer to the open window of...