Sometimes I think I should set up email alerts at random times in the future saying, “you are mortal.” Now that I live in a country where rolling blackouts are about as rare as condors, I can feel more dark philosophical debt accumulating than I am used to carrying around.
This does not mean, by the way, that you can legislate more stillness into our lives through blackouts planned solely for the purpose. Blackouts are accidental stumbles into stillness. The demons do not come forth if we plan parties for them.
Needs to write a book if he hasn't already.