It takes wisdom, garnered through experience and a willingness to admit one’s ignorance, to begin to see reality as it is, as opposed to what we have been conditioned to see as reality. How often are we compelled towards actions and courses of conduct that we understand nothing of? How often do we place our faith and pin our hopes on life and love, on beauty and health, phenomena which we know to be ever-changing, only to be shocked and inconsolably bitter when the pedestals break and the supports shift? All the wealth in the world may buy you some time but what is time on the scale of a human lifetime but a flutter? All the wealth in the world may buy you plentiful progeny but is it not true that in our offspring what we really seek is immortality, a way to “live on”, our antidote for death?
Why were we born?
What can we take with us?
These words come off morbid precisely because of our fear of death, of annihilation; of loneliness, of nothingness. The fear that no one may love us. The fear that we are, in fact, nothing.
But what is it, this fear?
Where does this fear come from?
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Hazey - Glass Animals
Take one part soul, one part r&b, flavour generously with trip-hop and dopeness and mix well. Best served chilled. Enjoy.
see also “Gooey”.