The refreshingly direct poems straddle a peculiar balance between innocent optimism and wistful contemplation. Many of the poems not only have an existential bend, concerned with such contemporary questions of science and philosophy as the nature of nothingness and why the world exists, but they also exude a palpable enchantment with science, astronomy, and cosmology — no doubt due to being written during the golden age of space exploration.
Letter to Borges: Susan Sontag on Books, Self-Transcendence, and Reading in the…
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The Hole: An Existential Meditation in Simple Scandinavian Illustrations and Die-Cut Magic | Brain Pickings
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Impara a pensare a te stesso.. Fregatene di quello che possono pensare gli altri e riocrda: comunque fai, sbagli. Ci sarà sempre qualcuno che avrà da dire o che è pronto a giudicarsi (probabilmente per evitare di affrontare se stessi)