What Are You So Afraid Of Losing - Day 139 - Deepstash

What Are You So Afraid Of Losing - Day 139

"You are afraid of dying. But, come now, how is this life of yours anything but death?" - Seneca

  • Most of us are afraid of dying. But sometimes this fear begs the question: To protect what exactly? For a lot of people the answer is: hours of television, gossiping, wasting potential, reporting to a boring job, and on and on and on. Expect, in the strictest sense, is this actually a life? Is this worth gripping so tightly and being afraid of losing?
  • It doesn't sound like it.


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