terça-feira, 7 de dezembro de 2010

"The next day, Dr. Hyde asked me to stay after class. Standing before him, I realized for the first time how hunched his shoulders were, and he seemed suddenly sad and kind of old. 'You like this class, don't you?' he asked.
'You've got a lifetime to mull over the Buddhist understanding of interconnectedness.' He spoke every sentence as if he'd written it down, memorized it, and was now reciting it. 'But while you were looking out the window, you missed the chance to explore the equally interesting Buddhist belief in being present for every facet of your daily life, of being truly present. Be present in this class. And then, when it's over, be present out there,' he said, nodding toward the lake and beyond.
'Yessir' "
- Looking for Alaska

2 comentários:

  1. Não fica no ar uma contradição? Professor incita protagonista para reflexão da interconectividade das coisas, em seguida agrava a importância das faces do presente diário. Afinal.. what does he mean?
    Commented! :)

  2. eeee espero que você esteja gostando :)