Sunday, September 12, 2021


Do you remember the first snowfall on a late autumn or winter day, when you were a child? It was like the intrusion of a new reality. Something shy and strange that had come to visit us, falling down upon and transforming the world around us, without our having to do anything. An unexpected gift. Falling snow is perhaps the purest manifestation of uncontrollability.

- Hartmut Rosa in The Uncontrollability of the World

[Photo by Filip Bunkens at Unsplash]

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