Your Evening Cake and Quote

Here’s a cake! A New York Mets cake!

Survey it! Lovely, won’t you agree? Delightful, even! Despite the best efforts of Ikea, craftsmanship persists! This cake would go lovely with a port, or perhaps a scoop of refreshing ice cream!

It would also necessarily go with this quote from Aleksandar Hemon …

There’s a psychological mechanism, I’ve come to believe, that prevents most of us from imagining the moment of our own death. For if it were possible to imagine fully that instant of passing from consciousness to nonexistence, with all the attendant fear and humiliation of absolute helplessness, it would be very hard to live. It would be unbearably obvious that death is inscribed in everything that constitutes life, that any moment of your existence may be only a breath away from being the last. We would be continuously devastated by the magnitude of that inescapable fact. Still, as we mature into our mortality, we begin to gingerly dip our horror-tingling toes into the void, hoping that our mind will somehow ease itself into dying, that God or some other soothing opiate will remain available as we venture into the darkness of non-being.

This has been Your Evening Cake and Quote.

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I wish my birthday cake from but two days past was the opiate which would ease my mind into emptiness of the existential void. Geez, Mr. Perry – miss Baseball much yet? I guess it’s the NFL or self-inflicted oblivion again…