Thursday, December 13, 2012

The Dizziness of Freedom

"A man stands on the edge of a cliff and looks down at all the possibilities of his life.  He reflects on all the things he could become.  He knows he has to jump (i.e. make a choice).  But he also knows that if he jumps, he'll have to live within the boundaries of that one choice.  So the man feels exhilaration but also an intense dread."  - Jad Abumrad quoting Kierkegaard