I have a migraine.
Thinking lately about economics- how in our society we use economic terms to discuss so many things. We even talk about relationships in these terms- we invest in them- we expect a return.
But I’ve been thinking about two things that just don’t fit the basic laws of economics. Genuine love- because you give without any expectation of receiving. You don’t need an acknowledgment or even a thank you note when your action is one of genuine love for another. It is not done to affirm your own goodness. It is anonymous and joyful.
And death- because it is such a waste. It simply takes everything. All is gone with no return.
Therefore, death is not so much the opposite of life, but