i've been thinking . . .
my motto has always been from john gardner's GRENDEL,
and amazing book that takes the beowulf legend
from the p.o.v. of the monster.
heavy and wonderful stuff.
teaches you to question who's telling the history,
and what the other side of every lie is.
because every story has it's portion of lie.
grendel lives by the motto
NIHIL EX NIHILO
(nothing from nothing)
which initally we think means a form of nihilism,
until we come to learn that it is a shortening of a life philosophy.
that nothing comes from nothing,
therefore you have to DO something
if you are ever to expect a return.
the corollary being, of course,
EVERYTHING FROM EVERYTHING.
i offer you these two thoughts,
along those lines: