Thursday, October 29, 2009

Your obstinance is an inspiration to us all

There are those of us who, when faced by the Overwhelming Schedule Of Daily Life, retreat into that most secure of refuges - golden silence - only to find that silence is neither golden, being at the most a shade of muddy chartreuse, nor truly silent, given that we live in a world of innumerable avenues of communication and such a deep rooted sense of interconnectivity that to not hear from someone is paradoxically the surest sign that they still exist, and so our only remaining choice is that simplest of responses, that distillation of the entire mad voyage of our species into one word, that is to say, "Yes."