“Recognize that the very molecules that make up your body, the atoms that construct the molecules, are traceable to the crucibles that were once the centers of high mass stars that exploded their chemically rich guts into the galaxy, enriching pristine gas clouds with the chemistry of life.
So that we are all connected to each other biologically,
to the earth chemically, and to the rest of the universe atomically. That’s kinda cool! That makes me smile and I actually feel quite large at the end of that. It’s not that we are better than the universe, we are part of the universe.
We are in the universe and the universe is in us.”
― Neil deGrasse Tyson
I am more curious than I am, afraid.
"It bothered me in the sense that I thought my family would support me as an artist but artists is not necessarily always something that families believe in. They kinda think first of a persons survival as a material thing not as a spiritual nourishment."
Once you accept your own death, all of a sudden you’re free to live. You no longer care about your reputation. You no longer care except so far as your life can be used tactically to promote a cause you believe in.