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34871Y170 Why does a particular action - such as

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GETTING MARRIED
IN CHURCH, FASTING
ON RAMADAN OR VOTING
ON ELECTION DAY - SEEM MEANINGFUL
TO ME? BECAUSE MY PARENTS ALSO THINK IT IS MEANINGFUL,
AS DO MY BROTHERS, MY NEIGHBOURS, PEOPLE IN NEARBY CITIES
AND EVEN THE RESIDENTS OF FAR-OFF COUNTRIES! AND WHY DO ALL THOSE PEOPLE
THINK IT IS MEANINGFUL? BECAUSE THEIR FRIENDS AND NEIGHBOURS ALSO SHARE THE SAME VIEW!
PEOPLE CONSTANTLY REINFORCE EACH OTHER'S BELIEFS IN A SELF-PERPETUATING LOOP: EACH ROUND
OF MUTUAL CONFORMATION TIGHTENS THE WEB OF MEANING FURTHER, UNTIL YOU HAVE LITTLE CHOICE
BUT TO BELIEVE WHAT EVERYONE ELSE BELIEVES. YET OVER DECADES & CENTURIES THE WEB OF MEANING
UNRAVELS AND A NEW WEB IS SPUN IN ITS PLACE. TO STUDY HISTORY MEANS TO WATCH THE SPINNING &
UNRAVELLING OF THESE WEBS, AND TO REALISE THAT WHAT SEEMS TO PEOPLE IN ONE AGE THE MOST IM-
PORTANT THING IN LIFE BECOMES UTTERLY MEANINGLESS TO THEIR DESCENDANTS. In 'Asih Mors Chaigeval'
begon dit alles op de Vale Ouwe in september '44 als ik m'n ouders & voorouders meereken & alles wat daarop
volgde @Irminloo, Salem, Randhorst, Gemeentesecretarie, Groeneweg & omliggende zandpaadjes, heidevelden,
bossen, zandverstuivingen, Sliedrecht, Gouda, Putten, Harderwijk, Drie, Hulshorst, Alkmaar, Zierikzee, Zaandam
& steeds vaker verder weg via de Podelta, de Italiaans Romeinse Laars, Bari, Brindisi, Patras, Velo Korinthias en
Athene, Cyprus, Haifa, Tel Aviv, Yafo, Bat Yam, Herzeliya, Yeroesjalayiem, Katamon, Eilat, Aqaba, Petra etcetera!
Geen wonder als je kijkt naar alle bijbelverhaaltjes & wat ook daaraan weer voorafging en op volgde in alle lang-
vervlogen eeuwen & locaties i/d 'ommelanden' tussen Sinaï & Ararat, TEHRAN, Herat, Kandahar, Quetta, Kabul en
Lahore, Kashmir, Madras, Kerala, Calcutta, Rangoon, Hongkong, Toyosato & Birobeidjan, Moskou, Kiev, Odessa....
Assyriërs, Babyloniërs, Chaldeeërs, Drenthe, Vledder, Erica/Erika, Assen & Zwolle? Joden, christenen, moslims etc.
Kortom: ieder uurtje van elke dag & alle nachten zich barstensvol met heel die geschiedenis waarmee je
in aanraking komt onderweg. Ik ben wat ik meemaak, ontdek, opmerk, beluister, aanzie,
lees, beschrijf, beleef & droom: handen, voeten, ogen, oren e.d.
zolang 't nog 'n beetje meewerkt qua strammer wordende
ledematen, verouderende zintuigen, grijze
hersencellen & stuff
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