Needing nothing

Philosophy
All
August 6, 2020
1
min read

Need and desire are two separate things.

Desire is a powerful force you can use to make things happen.

Need, on the other hand, embodies the absence of those things.

Desire propels.

Need compels.

You can desire something without needing it.

But you can’t need something and expect to have it at the same time.

By definition, they can’t coexist.

It’s true… “Needing nothing, attracts everything.”

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Creativity

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