The goddess of love and the god of the sky meet a 100-kg hunk of man-made high-tech science.
This snap fiction story was tied together and launched upward when I spotted a pair of children’s shoes hanging from a lamppost. Enjoy!
The cheery image of humanity projected by social media selfies isn’t an attempt to fool us into believing in the contentment myth; it’s how we want to see ourselves.
What is love? This is not the first attempt at finding an answer, and it won’t be the last. Just my two cents.
Sartre famously wrote that “l’enfer, c’est les autres”: hell is other people. But I’d rather suggest that “other people” are both hell and heaven. Strung between community and individuality, the umbilical cord of identity is a tenuous one.