Facts are all well and good (except the poor and bad ones). Yes, understanding and concepts can help us navigate the wilderness. Despite a big lack of trust in the constructs around us, I do personally ‘hope’ there’s more…
I wrote last week that it is down to us, to rise above the cold, hostile, meaningfullessness and grasp the sparkle. To see the fairy tales beyond the immobility of the dark teatime of the soul. To toy with grander narratives.
I mentioned how I was moved ‘emotionally’ by stuff, it colored my logic… Stuff enchanted me. I added narrative, character, meaning, prospects to the stuff in front of me.
An acquaintance recently pointed out Shakespeare’s verse “There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, than are dreamt of in your philosophy.” …there are always limits to our understanding, limits of language, limits of concepts. Yes, we have answers to many questions, but there are limits to which any ‘philosophy’ can address an idea. It is intellectually dishonest to try and deny this… (?)
After their usefullessness, the failure, corrosion or temporality of many constructions lead us ultimately back to ‘the drawing board’.
Thank god for the expression and application of human questioning, creativity, reconstruction, randomness, and imagination… as well as the facts, realities, and certainties we build our worlds on.
Breathe, and reach for the moon. If in fact, it’s still there. 😉