Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Terrible Threat

"The terrible threat against life is not death, nor pain, nor any variation of the disasters that we obsessively try to protect ourselves against with our social systems and personal stratagems. 

"The terrible threat is that we might die earlier than we really do die, before death has become a natural necessity. The real horror lies in just such a premature death. A death after which we go on living for many years." -- Viteszlav Gardovsky, Czech philosopher and martyr.