Just being

Life is not going anywhere; there is nothing to be attained. All striving and grasping is so much smoke in the clutch of a dissolving hand. We are all lost—kicked off into a void the moment we were born—and the only way is to fall into oblivion.

— Alan Watts, Become What You Are.

In a world where everyone requires you to become someone, to save the world, to improve yourself and your surroundings, to achieve greatness, or to leave a legacy, just being is quite a rebellious act.

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