Will Philosophize For Tea

This is the story of how my mind moves.

“A written text is not a high-fidelity recording. Its goal is not to reproduce speech as we pronounce it, but rather to code it at a level abstract enough to allow the reader to quickly retrieve its meaning.”

– Dehaene

Existential anxiety is not to be cured by exposure therapy. That can only result in apathy and indifference. Existence is beset by menace at every step, and it is for us to, unassisted, carve a path through a myriad assailers. For to live in fear is to die a thousand deaths before Thanatos deems worthy to claim us.