The Agony of Being
Connected to Everything
in the Universe [what?]
by Andrew Boyd [who?]
jan '02 w.w.norton
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The agony of being connected to everything in the Universe
What is to give light must endure
Many of us have set out on the path of enlightenment.
We long for a release of selfhood in some kind of mystical union with
all things. But that moment of epiphany--when we finally see the whole
pattern and sense our place in the cosmic web--can be a crushing experience
from which we never fully recover.
I am One with the Universe and it hurts.