“The future is something which everyone reaches at the rate of 60 minutes an hour, whatever he does, whoever he is.” C. S. Lewis
In Passing Reign (a continuation of my Meditations on perspective series), I tell a story of Galway’s psychogeography, the steady march of time and Eudaimonia-Aristotle’s the good Life
“The ultimate end of human acts is eudaimonia, happiness in the sense of “living well,” which all men desire; all acts are but different means chosen to arrive at it.” Hannah Arendt
The large sky looks down on Eyre Square as the people go about the business of lounging, laughing and loving. The rain/reign eventually passes and clouds roll on by, when the value of a retrospectively measured life can inspire another. Each raindrop has its brilliance between the cloud and clay before it’s Hidden in the sea of history.
It’s a sunny day .What remains of the medieval merchant tribes colours the air. A pope and President walk the pavestones. People drive Home from work and a text is sent “C U L8R”.
“The good life is one inspired by love and guided by knowledge” Bertrand Russell