“There isn’t ever going to be an end,” she said. “The point is that people have to continue always speaking up and not being afraid.”
What makes life worth living in the face of death? What do you do when the future, no longer a ladder toward your goals in life, flattens out into a perpetual present? What does it mean to have a child, to nurture a new life as another fades away?
“ It’s easy to be optimistic when everyone is telling you you’re great. It’s much harder, and much more necessary, when your sense of yourself is on the line.”
What do James Bond and Lipitor have in common? What can we learn about human nature and world history from a glass of water?