In the 50’s you would have possibly needed half of humanity working in the Amazonas to achieve the same level of deforestation that has been relentlessly achieved in the last few years
We fall to the vices of becoming “we” against “them”. Dialog will dry out to give way to words thrown as arrows, avoided or parried.
A cook, a bicyclist, a warehouse worker, a cab driver, a courier, a growing list of people are becoming a piece of hardware connected to a button in our smartphone.
And through this act of rebellion, we join the lines of squads of brainless wraths, dancing mindlessly at the tune of the craziest (opportunist) of the time.
an invisible part of our nature has been cut off from us in our modern life aseptic housing. Aseptic in a metaphorical sense but also in a microbiological sense too.
In the event of a mass extinction, life would probably start again from some surviving microbial.
…while professor Trip recalls mentally his thoughts on them both and especially her leather boots.
very much as with preparing Panna cotta—you will have to wait a few hours to enjoy it—marrying will become bearable and even enjoyable one or two decades after the vows were given, if at all.
it was a rush purchase, lacking the lust of ritual, Saturday morning, after unsuccessfully having tried for one hour to drill a damn hole through steel reinforced concrete in the ceiling above my dinner table, standing atop a stool and a chair, my back hurting.
the touch of the espresso cup still warms my hands as I cup it with my eyes closed and inhale the last scent of coffee in it.