"I don't know why we are here, but I'm pretty sure that it is not in order to enjoy ourselves." Ludwig Wittgenstein

Monday, November 23, 2009

Message in a Bottle

The message in the bottle had read, “Don’t be afraid. Dive in.” Lola snickered at this carefree aphorism, thinking the author—whoever he, or maybe even she, was-- must have been quite a rogue. Who would find themselves stranded on a desert island, with little hope of escape, and scribble such a message? Then the thought occurred to her. ‘Maybe it was someone who wanted never to be rescued?’

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