Wednesday, 31 May 2017

The experience of living under destiny

Through our weakness, as well as strength - failures sometimes more than success - being brought-low as often, or more than, raised-above...

Systole-Diastole: not just energy but passivity - time for filling-up...

Pain as well as euphoria. Wasting time as well as efficiency. Dependence as well as productive. Being-helped as much as helping.

2 comments:

a probst said...

This has a structure and rhythm resembling that of The Prayer of St. Francis. Intentional?

Bruce Charlton said...

@aprobst - No, I don't know that prayer. I suppose many have thought this kind of thing over the ages; from my persective I was thinking of WIlliam Arkle's ideas of why mortal life is apparently so 'imperfect'.

http://williamarkle.blogspot.co.uk/2014/11/william-arkle.html