Life’s Reckoning Point


But the life one leads cuts out all the lives one might have led; one is never a virgin twice; events engrave themselves. Life is a unity to the soul. We meet events halfway; they are part of us, and we are past of them; nothing is incidental. Ahead comes the point where all events exist at once, and no new ones are in sight, the point on the edge of death, which is a reckoning point.

From the social satire Eating People is Wrong (1959) by Malcolm Bradbury, British author and academic.

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