The more a thing tends to be permanent

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The more a thing tends to be permanent, the more it tends to be lifeless.

Alan Watts

January 5, 1915 – November 15, 1973
British writer and lecturer who interpreted and popularised Eastern philosophy and religion for a Western audience. Born in Chislehurst, England, he moved to the United States in 1938 and began Zen training in New York. Pursuing a career, he attended Seabury-Western Theological Seminary, where he received a master's degree in theology.