The Eternal Yes

September 25, 2011

There’s a dark side to each and every human soul.
We wish we were Obi-Wan Kenobi, and for the most part we are,
but there’s a little Darth Vader in all of us. Thing is,
this ain’t no either-or proposition. We’re talking about
dialectics, the good and the bad merging into us. You can run
but you can’t hide. My experience? Face the darkness. Stare it
down. Own it. As brother Nietzsche said, being human is a
complicated gig. So give that ol’ dark night of the soul a hug.
Howl the eternal yes!

– monologue by the character Chris Stevens on the television show Northern Exposure


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