The Epiphany of No Purpose

A minor epiphany hit me about three weeks ago.

An unobtrusive assumption came tumbling from the apex of a small inverted pyramid of beliefs and hit solidly enough in passing that I took notice. What came loose was the belief that doing things – even writing this rambling note — requires a purpose. Purposes which are ulterior to the enjoyment one takes in the activity itself. The idea that it isn’t enough to do something for its own sake.Read More »