Value of Nothing

This quote made me think about my recent post on Ramadan.
It feels good to remember that deprivation is a direct route to appreciation
in our high pressure society of more more more.

“We need to remember the value of nothing. 
It’s like breathing: 
you can’t inhale all day.
We need to learn to make peace 
with the information we don’t know, 
to embrace the zeroes, 
to relearn the pleasures of 
hunger, need, interruption, restraint. 
We need to work up our ignorance muscles. 
We need to organize our internal absences 
to create meaning. 
We are responsible, in other words, 
now and forever, 
for our own deletionism.”
- Sam Anderson
via {swissmiss} via {Bobulat}


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