Is everything just too awful for words?

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Is everything just too awful for words?

1LolaWalser
jun 1, 2019, 11:41pm

A working hypothesis.

2LolaWalser
jun 2, 2019, 1:04am

*sock puppet voice*: yes lola, everything is. Titanical. Icebergian. oh no wait, there are no more icebergs. we'll just drown in plastic shit and animal carcasses and copies of 50 shades of grey

3anna_in_pdx
jun 2, 2019, 2:24pm

This tracks with my theory.

4LolaWalser
jun 2, 2019, 4:59pm

No doubt it's weird but I've been finding solace in an Australian cartoon dog:

https://www.theguardian.com/profile/first-dog-on-the-moon

5Selliers
jun 3, 2019, 12:36pm

Oh, great... Now I will have another internet addiction.

6LolaWalser
jun 3, 2019, 1:21pm

:)

The latest one is smashing.

7Selliers
jun 3, 2019, 3:40pm

:D

8captainsflat
jun 7, 2019, 7:54am

I just sent this across the sea to America last month.
Do you need one too, Lola?

9LolaWalser
jun 7, 2019, 1:31pm

:D

10Selliers
apr 20, 2020, 6:55pm

I thought so then. But now I'm even more convinced.

11LolaWalser
apr 20, 2020, 7:14pm

Little did I know!

June 2019.

We had it so good.

12Meredy
apr 22, 2020, 7:40pm

>11 LolaWalser: That's a breathtaking thought, isn't it?

Reminds me of this rhyme that I remember from Piet Hein's Grooks (please pardon any lapse of precision in memory):
If you could know what you will know
When your candle has burnt low,
It would greatly ease your plight
While your candle still burns bright.
With hindsight over the past, say, 20 years, the real spine-chiller to me is this: what do we have so good now that we won't recognize until later?