Nearest, easiest, and most accessible

From Love What Lasts, Joshua Gibbs:

… there are too many things in the world to care equally about them all. The sheer volume of things … demands that we have hierarchical standards by which to judge their value, or else we are condemned to give our lives over entirely to what is nearest, easiest, and most accessible.

2 thoughts on “Nearest, easiest, and most accessible

  1. Billy Preston wrote about math a lot:

    Group theory: Nothing from nothing leaves nothing.

    Dynamics: Will it go round in circles?

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