Client: I’ve taken all my ideas and put them on disc for you.
Me: Okay, but you could’ve emailed me those.
Client: Oh, I don’t trust all this newsy stuff. It’s too modern for my taste.
Me: Okay, so where is the disc?
Client: You mean discs?
Client proceeds to hand me a small box with about thirty 3.5” floppy disks labeled and numbered.
Me: I don’t have a floppy drive on my computer sir.
Client: Nonsense, all computers come with floppy drives.
My friend Frazer implied a framework for a case against nihilism:
Even though that thing — say, working at the soup kitchen — may be meaningless to me, and in my view, ultimately meaningless in the long run, it could be very meaningful to someone else — that little girl at the shelter — and to be able to drive her meaning gives me reason to drive and come alive.
When you zoom out, everything can be meaningless:
But when you zoom in, everything is meaningful:
An excellent sentiment. Go out and be meaningful.