On Dylan’s Theme Time Radio Hour, he said something I wanted to share.
Because yeah… Life’s okay.
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“Now, one guy who knows the meaning of the word tired is Sisyphus, who’s most famous for the punishment he received in the underworld. He was condemned to roll a rock up to the top of a mountain, only to have it role back down for eternity. Albert Camus points out that the Gods were wise in perceiving that an eternity of futile labour is a hideous punishment. Think about it. Take your time. Does it remind you of life?
Life’s a lot like that. You roll a rock up hill and you know you’re going to have to do it again tomorrow. But there are those moments, when you’re walking down the hill without the rock, and look up at the sky, look around at the land–it might even be a fleeting moment–but that’s the time when you say, ‘life’s okay’.”