Your actions are for the immediate and the cheap

This is a long article. It is only worth reading if you are interested in a different life than you are living. If not… not worth reading… Go back to Facebook, or your romance novel, or witches, goblins, vampires, or whatever you feel your life with.

I am re-reading one of my favorite fiction books, Reamde by Neal Stephenson.

The book feels slower than it was the first time. I saw only about 5% of it for the first time… But who I am and what I can see have changed subtly… I have two distinctions that I didn’t have when I first read it. I’ll share those two distinctions.

There are two characters in the book that manifest those two distinctions, Zula and Sokolov.

  • Honoring the timeless, what will never change… is one of the distinctions, and the other is
  • spending no, or only little time thinking of themselves.

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