Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Infinity

"If you accept that the universe is infinite, then that means there's an infinite amount of chances for things to happen... if there's an infinite amount of chances for something to happen, then eventually it will happen- no matter how small the likelihood.'
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'Interesting,' she whispered. 'In these planets, everything that can happen will happen.'
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I leaned over and kissed Francoise. She pulled away, or laughed, or shook her head, or closed her eyes and kissed me back.
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Light-years above our bin-liner beds and the steady rush of the surf, all these things happened.

--- Extract from Alex Garland's The Beach

1 comment:

Candy Doll said...

I love this extract that you shared. ^_^