Items tagged with: philosophy
Author: I mentioned that it appeared that a lot of people in Belgium were less afraid of death than I was.
Dr: Vermeersch looked at me as if he were recalculating my age downward.
“How can you be afraid of nothing?” he said. “Nothing can do you no harm.”
Author: “I’m afraid of not existing.”
Dr: Vermeersch: “Millions and billions of years you did not exist—what was the problem?”
Author: “But now I’ve formed relationships,” I said.
Dr: Vermeersch:“After death, your relationships are finished,” he said brightly. “You are in the state you were before conception.”
#life #death #humour #existentialism #philosophy #Spinoza #WoodyAllen #angst
I am an #OSR gamer and run one #OSRIC based game in meatspace and one #1e #PbP.
My actual system is base OSRIC with some "secret sauce" OSR bits thrown in. Rounding out with a sprinkle of #Dragonsfoot Footprints articles and my own houserules wiki.