LEARNING TO ACCEPT DEATH IS LEARNING TO LIVE - Deepstash
LEARNING TO ACCEPT DEATH IS LEARNING TO LIVE

LEARNING TO ACCEPT DEATH IS LEARNING TO LIVE

The idea is not to accept death in the sense that we desire it, but in the sense that we accept it as a necessity linked to our nature, and thus become worthy of being alive. But at the same time, accepting death would mean no longer feeding that engine of anguish which, whatever we say, drives us to achieve great and beautiful things. Every time we do something to turn away from the idea of death, we create, and in creating we bring something to the world. We leave it a part of ourselves. Perhaps the fear of death is nothing more than the fear of living.

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