Passionate ambivalence

Teach us to care and not to care
Teach us to sit still.

~T.S. Eliot, from Ash Wednesday

3 Responses to “Passionate ambivalence”

  1. W.C. Varones Says:

    “Learn to be still.” -The Eagles

    “I hate the fucking Eagles.” -Jeff Lebowski

  2. “Grow or die.” « Massless Particles Says:

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  3. No wanting or not wanting « Massless Particles Says:

    […] can seem impossible to our dualistic, rational minds:  to desire and not desire, simultaneously.  To care and not to care.  I sometimes think that striving toward this irrational, contradictory yet (I believe) achievable […]

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