I'd also gone through an entire year of celibacy based on my feeling that lust was the direct cause of birth which was the direct cause of suffering and death.
Jack Kerouac (1922 - 1969)
Source: The Dharma Bums
Contributed by: David
Pain or love or danger makes you real again.
But let the mind beware, that though the flesh be bugged, the circumstances of existence are pretty glorious.
Desolation, desolation, I owe so much to desolation.
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