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Alain
The Unbearable Lightness of Being, Milan Kundera Have you ever read this book or watched this movie?
What is your perception of the main idea of this work?
Aug 23, 2008 6:17 AM
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{Existence is full of unbearable lightness, because each of us has only one life to live: Einmal ist keinmal (once is nonce: "what happened once might never have happened at all"). Therefore, each life is, ultimately, insignificant; every decision, ultimately, does not matter. Since decisions do not matter, they are light: they do not bind, yet simultaneously, the insignificance of our decisions — our lives, our being — is unbearably light.}
I'd like to know how you understand the "lightness of being" please.
Many thanks! 
Merci beaucoup!
xie xie!
August 23, 2008
Alain
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