Paradoxuri (Opiu pentru popor – 2)

And now we are witnessing a transformation. A true opium of the people is a belief in nothingness after death – the huge solace of thinking that our betrayals, greed, cowardice, murders are not going to be judged… [but] all religions recognize that our deeds  are imperishable (Czeslaw Milosz, The Discreet Charms of Nihilism, The New York Review of Books, November 19, 1998).

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