Boredom contra Rage, Third Aphorism

On its own, boredom merely breeds resentment, an inane form of jealousy. Bored resentment jealously imagines some other that fully enjoys what is lacking in reality. These fantasies breed violence the way a single celled organism reproduces itself: an exhaustive act, a fatal expenditure of energy that is incapable of creating anything new–it can only produce news. (Perhaps a new definition for “monotheism.”)

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