What I Talk About When I Talk About Running
- Haruki Murakami and Philip Gabriel
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Emotional hurt is the price a person has to pay in order to be independent.
If I used being busy as an excuse not to run, I’d never run again. I
A Democrat psychiatrist (at least that’s who I imagine he is) drives along the river road in a russet-colored Saab convertible.
If I were a living person of blood and flesh I would have collapsed from the pain. There definitely was a being called me right there. And accompanying that is a consciousness that is the self. But at that point, I had to force myself to think that those were convenient forms and nothing more. It’s a strange way of thinking and definitely a very strange feeling—consciousness trying to deny consciousness. You have to force yourself into an inorganic place.