Monday, November 5, 2012

AWE SEH FAL

‎1 00:02:55,480 --> 00:02:58,313 After the chaos, 2 00:02:59,360 --> 00:03:01,351 the cosmos. 3 00:03:02,400 --> 00:03:08,270 Thanks to a secular training, 4 00:03:09,400 --> 00:03:15,350 I have attained an almost perfect level of tolerance, 5 00:03:16,360 --> 00:03:19,318 - of disdain, almost. 6 00:03:19,440 --> 00:03:25,470 Over the course of an infinity, I know that anything 7 00:03:26,320 --> 00:03:31,394 can happen to a man; his virtuous behaviour, 8 00:03:31,520 --> 00:03:34,478 whether past or future 9 00:03:35,360 --> 00:03:40,388 merits nothing but goodness. 10 00:03:41,400 --> 00:03:46,315 He may, however, merit nothing but betrayal, 11 00:03:46,400 --> 00:03:52,430 as a result of his past or future infamy. 12 00:03:53,440 --> 00:03:58,514 Seen under this light, all my acts are just, 13 00:03:59,440 --> 00:04:02,318 but indifferent. 14 00:04:02,480 --> 00:04:08,476 Under this light, I become paralysed in contemplation. 15 00:04:09,440 --> 00:04:12,477 No-one is anyone. 16 00:04:13,360 --> 00:04:17,433 I am God, I am Eros, 17 00:04:18,360 --> 00:04:22,353 I am a demon, I am the world. 18 00:04:23,360 --> 00:04:28,354 A tiresome way to say that I don't exist at all. 19 00:04:29,280 --> 00:04:34,479 Stupidity and intelligenee thus cancel each other out. 20 00:04:35,440 --> 00:04:39,353 Sometimes, something exceptionally exciting 21 00:04:39,480 --> 00:04:43,314 will return me to the physical world. 22 00:04:43,480 --> 00:04:49,396 This morning the city, there is an elemental joy to be had in the rain. 23 00:04:50,320 --> 00:04:54,472 But I have achieved such perfect tranquility 24 00:04:55,320 --> 00:04:57,515 that I no longer stand up. 25 00:04:58,480 --> 00:05:03,395 A bird has nested on my chest. 26 00:05:14,360 --> 00:05:15,475 I'm leaving. 27 00:10:26,400 --> 00:10:30,279 It's time to abandon the bright lights of the civilized world. 28 00:10:32,400 --> 00:10:35,358 It's too late for attempts to be reasonable and educated. 29 00:10:35,400 --> 00:10:37,470 Which in any case make life highly unattractive. 30 00:10:38,320 --> 00:10:39,435 Whether secretly or not, 31 00:10:39,520 --> 00:10:42,432 we must change completely, or cease to exist altogether. 32 00:10:48,480 --> 00:10:51,438 The world to which we belonged gave us nothing to love 33 00:10:51,520 --> 00:10:54,318 beyond the inadequacies of each individual. 34 00:10:54,400 --> 00:10:57,358 One's existence is limited by one's commodities. 35 00:10:58,520 --> 00:11:01,318 A world one cannot love to death 36 00:11:01,320 --> 00:11:04,278 represents nothing more than an obligation to work. 37 00:11:04,520 --> 00:11:07,353 Compared to previous worlds it is hideous, 38 00:11:07,400 --> 00:11:09,436 the most ill-conceived of all. 39 00:11:12,360 --> 00:11:15,352 In previous worlds, one could lose oneself in ecstasy 40 00:11:15,480 --> 00:11:19,359 which is impossible in this world of educated vulgarity. 41 00:11:20,520 --> 00:11:23,353 The advantages of a civilization can be measured 42 00:11:23,400 --> 00:11:25,311 by the ways in which men profit from them. 43 00:11:25,400 --> 00:11:28,278 Today's men profit from civilization by becoming more degraded 44 00:11:28,320 --> 00:11:30,470 than all of their predecessors put together. 45 00:11:34,400 --> 00:11:37,312 Life always seems to be tumultuously incoherent; 46 00:11:37,400 --> 00:11:39,311 its grandeur and its reality 47 00:11:39,400 --> 00:11:41,516 to be found only in ecstacy and in ecstatic love. 48 00:11:42,360 --> 00:11:44,476 He who ignores or misunderstands ecstacy 49 00:11:44,520 --> 00:11:48,433 is an incomplete being whose thought is reduced to mere analysis. 50 00:11:52,280 --> 00:11:54,396 Existence is more than a restless void. 51 00:11:54,520 --> 00:11:57,398 It's a dance which forces us to dance fanatically. 52 00:11:57,520 --> 00:11:59,476 When the objcet of thought is dead and fragmentary, 53 00:12:00,320 --> 00:12:02,515 the thought itself has an internal life, like that of a flame. 54 00:12:03,360 --> 00:12:05,396 There's no point in responding to those who believe 55 00:12:05,440 --> 00:12:08,273 that this world exists and justify themselves accordingly. 56 00:12:08,320 --> 00:12:10,470 When they speak, you can see them without hearing them. 57 00:12:11,320 --> 00:12:13,390 And even if you look at them, 58 00:12:14,320 --> 00:12:17,312 you can see only what exists far in the distance behind them. 59 00:12:22,320 --> 00:12:24,311 There's no point in exciting oneself "en route", 60 00:12:24,360 --> 00:12:26,510 trying to attract the attention of those who have only vague desires 61 00:12:27,320 --> 00:12:30,312 such as wasting time, laughing or becoming eccentric. 62 00:12:30,360 --> 00:12:32,396 You have to advance without a backward glance, 63 00:12:32,440 --> 00:12:34,396 paying no attention to those who haven't the strength 64 00:12:34,440 --> 00:12:36,351 to escape their immediate reality. 65 00:12:36,400 --> 00:12:40,439 Humanity overextends itself, trying to be the raison d'etre of the universe. 66 00:12:42,480 --> 00:12:46,268 If it becomes vital to the survival of the universe, it becomes a slave. 67 00:12:46,320 --> 00:12:49,278 An unfree existence is an empty, neutered existence; 68 00:12:49,320 --> 00:12:51,356 and a free existence is in danger. 69 00:12:53,280 --> 00:12:56,272 As long as the earth engendered nothing but ectaclysms, 70 00:12:56,360 --> 00:12:59,318 trees and birds, it was a free universe. 71 00:12:59,360 --> 00:13:02,432 Liberty's gleam became tarnished when the earth produced a being 72 00:13:02,520 --> 00:13:06,399 who placed the laws of necessity above the universe itself. 73 00:13:07,320 --> 00:13:10,471 Man remained, however, free from necessity. 74 00:13:11,440 --> 00:13:15,274 He is free to resemble everything in the universe that he was not. 75 00:13:15,480 --> 00:13:18,278 He could ignore the thought that it was either God or himself 76 00:13:18,320 --> 00:13:20,356 that prevented everything else from becoming absurd. 77 00:13:20,440 --> 00:13:23,432 Man escaped his own brain as one escapes from a prison. 78 00:13:26,400 --> 00:13:29,312 Beyond the confines of his own identity, he discovered, not God, 79 00:13:29,360 --> 00:13:32,352 - who represents prohibition - but a being who ignored all prohibitions. 80 00:13:32,400 --> 00:13:34,277 Beyond my own identity 81 00:13:34,320 --> 00:13:36,470 I discover a being who makes me laugh, because he has no head, 82 00:13:37,280 --> 00:13:39,396 who fills me with anguish, since he consists of both innocence and crime. 83 00:13:39,480 --> 00:13:42,313 He holds a weapon made of iron in his left hand, 84 00:13:42,360 --> 00:13:45,352 flames which resemble a sacred heart in his right hand, 85 00:13:45,400 --> 00:13:48,278 In the same burst of energy he unites birth and death. 86 00:13:48,360 --> 00:13:51,318 He is neither man nor God. 87 00:13:51,440 --> 00:13:54,273 He's not me, he's more than me. 88 00:13:54,320 --> 00:13:57,278 His stomach is a maze in which he has lost himself, 89 00:13:57,320 --> 00:14:00,357 in which I lose myself with him, in which I find myself as him, 90 00:14:00,440 --> 00:14:02,351 in other words, a monster. 91 00:15:55,360 --> 00:15:58,477 In truth, the desert which surrounds me is terrifying. 92 00:16:01,320 --> 00:16:03,515 I'm the last man, crouching. 93 00:16:06,520 --> 00:16:09,273 Spring, Summer, 94 00:16:09,440 --> 00:16:12,273 Autumn, winter. 95 00:16:14,280 --> 00:16:16,316 No-one answers me. 96 00:17:25,360 --> 00:17:26,429 Rocks. 97 00:17:29,400 --> 00:17:30,469 There you have it. 98 00:17:49,360 --> 00:17:51,476 The absence of being. 99 00:17:55,440 --> 00:17:57,351 Embrace the stones!