Defending Enlightenment

It's what's inside that counts. I've heard it said that within the multilayered complexity sometimes referred to as enlightenment lie the memories of misspent lifetimes, squandered opportunities, and botched attempts to recover, one last time, from the devastating effects of those failures.

At the final frontier of enlightenment, some say, lies the sober acceptance of those failures, and the certain knowledge hard-earned wisdom brings.

But others say that beyond this frontier enlightenment goes by other names, and the broken people who inhabit that land simply have nothing left to defend.

 

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  1. Delightfully thought-provoking, as usual.

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