Friday, June 29, 2007


First time I've blogged for two whole weeks and yet the absoluteness of those two weeks is not present in my sense of time. In fact, they have elapsed in such an inglorious manner that the disappointment of wasted time has taken hold of me big time...
But right now, it seems to me a pretty noble and charming thing to be a young person and as I am terribly young, I feel for the still young at heart despite their accumulated years of age which fortunately for them are still accumulating.

Nevermind the bollocks, here's what I mean...

‘Stupid, stupid, stupid, stupid! I explained to her than, in two words, directly, ruthlessly (and I emphasize the fact that it was ruthlessly) that the heroism of youth was charming, but — not worth a farthing. Why not? Because it costs them so little, because it is not gained through life; it is, so to say, merely “first impressions of existence,” but just let us see you at work! Cheap heroism is always easy, and even to sacrifice life is easy too; because it is only a case of hot blood and an overflow of energy, and there is such a longing for what is beautiful! No, take the deed of heroism that is laborious, obscure, without noise or flourish, slandered, in which there is a great deal of sacrifice and not one grain of glory — in which you, a splendid man, are made to look like a scoundrel before every one, though you might be the most honest man in the world — you try that sort of heroism and you’ll soon give it up! While I — have been bearing the burden of that all my life.’
-A Gentle Creature– Dostoevsky


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