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Head Over Heels

This post follows from my previous two posts which dealt with different aspects of freedom, as well as themes I explored musically in my nihilism playlist. Today, I’d like to talk about the very old and still popular idea that there is little difference between falling in love and losing one’s mind—and why such madness is desirable.

Something happens and I'm head over heels…

The equation of that crazy little thing called love and the experience of losing oneself to madness is something which jumps out in much of our language and imagery. This is the case in the disorienting phrase head over heels. And a similar sentiment is reached with...

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