Thursday, September 18, 2008

Bottoms Up

The earth weighs six sextillion tons, yet it does not plummet to the bottom of the universe.
Because the universe has no bottom.
We create riddles by starting with the answer, but the world creates riddles first, with no answer in sight.
Dostoevsky writes in Brothers Karamazov, “Absurdities are all too necessary on earth. The world stands on absurdities, and without them perhaps nothing at all would happen.”