Wednesday, June 01, 2011

Once you hear the details of victory, it is hard to distinguish it from a defeat.


Jen contemplates the meaning of nothingness. Calverts Beach, South Arm Peninsula. March 2011.

Is nothing something?

Is absence presence?

If a void is an empty space and a vacuum is empty of matter is there such thing as a void? Is there such thing as a vacuum? If there is, does that mean that nothing is something?

Is non-existence essential for existence to be?

Is a void raw existence?

Is being being?

If we are nowhere are we anywhere? Anywhere must be somewhere, right?

If we are talking about nothing does that necessarily engender something?

Is a memory something? Is a real memory real? Is a real memory more real than an imagined memory?

Henry has be of absolutely no use at answering any of these questions, and Ezra is barely any better!

4 comments:

Carola said...

Sand is sand is sand.

Roddy said...

'Space', is supposedly a void and yet it is full of everything. A vacuum, as demonstrated at school is minus oxygen. Space is a concept. Space is an idea. Space is the beginning and end of everything.

Kris said...

Carola, unless it is dirt.

Roddy, actually space is the boundless, three-dimensional extent in which objects and events occur and have relative position and direction.

Roddy said...

Touche. You have covered space nicely.