The Lost Depth

The Lost Depth



We’re not much of a deep generation. We don’t think much before doing something. We are fast moving people. We don’t want to stop even for a second. We’re just running in this race without knowing which race it is. We are shallow people. What we have in depth is, shallowness. We have really forgotten how to do something with depth. We’re a generation of instant hook ups and link ups. Who has time to love with all the depth they have. Its the easy generation. Instant relationships, instant drive-thru services, ready made stuff. Everything has to be fast. No time to stop and reflect upon things.

Whatever we do, we have a motive behind it. We hardly show any interest in things that don’t pay us back. The emotions, feelings are lost. The depth is lost. We don’t want to know anyone deeply and its almost impossible…

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On Positive Emptiness

Usually we think about something. What about thinking about… nothing? Or: what about having nothing to think about?

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(c) John Register Painting of Emptiness Chairs (c) John Register

Do you ever notice the empty spaces between and within things? The diamond holes in a chainlike fence, the empty space within your room, the emptiness around an interesting person on the street, an emptiness out of which she or he seems to have materialized before your eyes?

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