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What will there be when we're all dead? What does that mean? No one will see; no one will hear; no one will feel. What we perceive is not real. When we die, there will be nothing. And who will know there's nothing? "Nothing"'s just a word. Who keeps the score of what is and is not? "Is" is just a word.
And the truth is, I have not been overly impressed with this life. In my youth, I retained a certain happiness protected by the biological strength of my mind and perhaps by the newness of everything. But, now, it seems to me a grey, drizzly world.
Perhaps it is merely my poverty that makes it seem so. There is so much that money can buy: plays, leisure, knowledge, aesthetic beauty. Perhaps if I were rich, I could hide from the ugliness of the modern world.
And yet, now and then, I am able to fly above the smog of this depressing world and again find magic in a throbbing, living Now.


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by seanspacey

very real
what we hear is real what we see is real most of the time but to say that this world is grey is entirly not true it's sticktlie pass or faill
and one of the only thinks thats not real is money
and knowledge can never be bot only ernd happeyness comes from you and nothing elas!

( Posted by: overlored [Member] On: November 1, 2004 )





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