Some sentimental thoughts about love

14 Feb

Purple Sage

I’ve never been a fan of Valentine’s Day, since it’s really just a consumer holiday to sell flowers, chocolate, jewelry and stupid little toys, but I do think it’s a good thing to celebrate love, in an authentic, non-consumerist way. Buying stupid shit from capitalists in order to fill landfills is not my idea of expressing love. Love is not something that can be bought or sold or marketed or mass-produced. I have been thinking philosophically about love lately, because we had a pet die recently and instead of thinking about death, it actually made me think about love. We loved our pet dearly and her absence in our home has changed the atmosphere a bit, but I still think that it’s worth loving animals even though we will grieve for them later. It adds something to life that cannot be measured, but can be felt. And it’s certainly worth…

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