The Eternal Cycle Of Misery

Many live once and die. Some live and die, and reincarnate many times in one lifetime. These life and death cycles shape our behavior in subsequent incarnations. Some do not. To make a mistake once is forgivable. Everybody makes mistakes. To repeat the same mistake again and again is akin to condemning oneself to the eternal cycle of misery.

March 17, 2003

In a moment of lunacy, or wisdom, I wrote this, I think. It was in an archived folder from 2003 that I have transferred from one hard disk drive to another over the years as I changed computers.

Author: Peter Tan

Peter Gabriel Tan. Penangite residing in the Klang Valley. Blissfully married to Wuan. A LaSallian through and through. Slave to three cats. Wheelchair user since 1984. End-stage renal disease since 2017. Principal Facilitator at Peter Tan Training specialising in Disability Equality Training. Former columnist of Breaking Barriers with The Borneo Post. This blog chronicles my life, thoughts and opinions. Connect with me on Twitter and Facebook.

2 thoughts on “The Eternal Cycle Of Misery”

  1. Do you still get into philosophy like that?

    I don’t do it much anymore. Maybe it’s because I know that I can’t change the world.

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