some truths


Yes, it is a truth- the vastest, most certain of truths, if one will- that our life is nothing, and our efforts the merest jest; our existence, that of our planet, only a miserable accident in the history of worlds; but it is no less a truth that, to us, our life and our planet are the most important, nay, the only important phenomena in the history of the worlds.

The Buried Temple by Maurice Maeterlinck

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About makagutu

As Onyango Makagutu I am Kenyan, as far as I am a man, I am a citizen of the world

16 thoughts on “some truths

  1. Arkenaten says:

    Humans continue to exhibit such grandiose hubris about their divine right and all that crap, yet one minor hiccup or fart from the universe and it’s …Oops. History. Oh well, that’s the way it goes.

    Afternoon, Mak from a rainy, chilly Johannesburg.
    Howzit up north in Nairobi?

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  2. Nice quote. I likes it.

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  3. john zande says:

    That’s not the type of truth that sells books

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  4. renudepride says:

    Indeed it is a truth, we are obsessed with ourselves. Good passage, my friend. Naked hugs!

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