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Das Leben ist die Kindheit unserer Unsterblichkeit

08/10/2012

გულთბილი ახალ მკითხველს საქართველოში

Well, that was the way that good old Goethe put it: Life is the childhood of our immortality.

As a father*, I know and value the fact that one’s children provide you with a form of spurious immortality; your genes live on as you pass the DNA-torch down the generations. It appears, however, that not having children can be a less ephemeral, more effective way of achieving eternal life. I do, however, consider it grossly inequitable that only women are able to take advantage of the 12% shot at athanasia which is apparently available simply by scoffing the contraceptive pill:

Metro story

* Okay then, a very proud father!

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