The Olive Tree That Brought Salvation to an Old Man

Farasha Euker

This world was created from God’s fear of solitude. In other words, us, the creatures, have no other meaning but to distract the Creator. Poor clowns of the absolute, we forget that we live dramas for the boredom of a spectator, whose claps have never reached the ears of a mortal.

Emil Cioran, “Tears and Saints”