This post is a reprint of an article from 2005. I didn’t write it, I found it on the internet. It was the article that woke me up that the misery I was experiencing in my own sleepless nights was not unique to me: it was shared by billions of people who are not as aware as myself, yet they suffer. Continue reading “Biting Microscopic Mites – The Pandora Bug”
Choice is: selecting freely, AFTER consideration.
Matsa asks: hmm, it’s puzzling – if you never choose X, didn’t you, in fact, chose Y?
My answer: are you referring to choosing sexual preference? Most people have the choice made for them, societally and biologically…
99.99% of people never actually choose consciously, instead allow something else to choose for them: how they feel, their urges, society, the other, etc.
The best example for choiceless choice is: choosing your mother… choosing your life to be the way your life is. It is weird for people. They resist how it is… but there is no other choice.
A few things:
Most discovery comes through mistakes.
I had already known that butter causes the mite population explode, but… you know, sometimes you just have to make the same mistake twice.
So I made my green beans with butter: big mistake. That night I didn’t sleep much from all the itching and biting.