Almost everything which almost everyone does is designed to stave off any thoughts of one’s death (the only certainty in life). Our lives are but a brief continuous clumsy distraction from the inevitable. Yet, ironically, death is the only true liberation. (And there I don’t just mean physical death but metaphorical too). Facing death in the face, with a knowing smile, is the single most important thing we can do.

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