In Defense of Carelessness

Source: Jewish Daily Forward

Semi-deliberate negligence, the irrational refusal to reflect on my situation and its future, defines for me the essence of the grand journey I’ve always associated with the Odyssey, or the great nomadic sagas of the Bible and every other mythological quest. Letting go of one’s deliberate sense — the illusion of having full control over one’s fate and decisions — seems to be the engine that moves any truly significant journey forward.

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