We’re just fragile machines programmed with a false sense of our own importance. And every now and then the universe sends a reminder that we don’t really matter to it, hurtling us into confusion and a panic for answers that will allow us to resume our program again.
I’ve read several of Neil’s books — he’s an outstanding writer. He immerses himself in subcultures and extreme lifestyles, guiding you along in his journeys, all while staying grounded and relatable. Check Emergency out, it’s definitely worth reading.