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Created on 2010-08-11 08:49:43 (#545183), last updated 2011-07-04 (325 weeks ago)

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Birthdate:Oct 6
Location:Washington, United States of America
Random thoughts. Occasional pieces of fiction about a great many things, rants when I feel them, commemorations of important stuff. If I ramble on and on about things which have no meaning to you, don't be surprised. And as to why...

Rosencrantz: It could go on for ever. Well, not for ever, I suppose. Do you ever think of yourself as actually dead, lying in a box with a lid on it?

Guildenstern: No.

Rosencrantz: Nor do I, really.... It's silly to be depressed by it. I mean one thinks of it like being alive in the box, one keeps forgetting to take into account the fact that one is dead...which should make all the difference...shouldn't it? I mean, you'd never know you were in a box, would you? It would be like being asleep in a box. Not that I'd like to sleep in a box, mind you, not without any air—you'd wake up dead, for a start, and then where would you be? Apart from inside a box. That's the bit I don't like, frankly, That's why I don't think of it...

Because you'd be helpless, wouldn't you? Stuffed in a box like that, I mean you'd be in there for ever. Even taking into account the fact that you're dead, it isn't a pleasant thought. Especially if you're dead, really...ask yourself, if I asked you straight off—I'm going to stuff you in this box now, would you rather be alive or dead? Naturally, you'd prefer to be alive. Life in a box is better than no life at all. I expect. You'd have a chance at least. You could lie there thinking—well, at least I'm not dead! In a minute someone's going to band on the lid and tell me to come out.

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charles stross, cute-and-fuzzy-bunnies, enlightenment, existentialist thoughts, jim butcher, linguistic deconstruction, mad hatter top hats, philosophical ramblings, shadowrun, steampunk, tabletop rpgs, victorian gothic
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