Joy in the Shadow of Climate Doom

The freedom in facing the inevitability of our personal apocalypse

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Fear is the mindkiller.
Fear is the little death that brings total obliteration.

“You’re just pushing your emotions down, these massive emotional things you’re dealing with, and then they jump back out, and blow up and you burn out and you can’t do anything.” — Rosalie, Active Voices

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I will face my fear.
I will permit it to pass over me and through me.
And when it has gone past, I will turn the inner eye to see its path.

“I get it. Feeling a good thing. Well I’ve got news for you. Eventually, it all goes away.” — Jobu Tupaki, Everything Everywhere All At Once

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“In other words, all clinging to life is an illusory hand grasping at smoke.” — Alan Watts, the World as Self

“All we ever get are a few specks of time where any of this actually makes any sense…”
“Then I will cherish these few specks of time.”
— Jobu and Evelyn, Everything Everywhere All At Once

When fear has gone there will be nothing.
Only I will remain. — Litany Against Fear, Dune

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“The nature of our immortal lives is in the consequences of our words and deeds” — Cloud Atlas