The Devil Laughed – The Angels Laughed

The devil laughed, because he knew life had no meaning; the angels, as they flew over, laughed too, knowing what the meaning was.

From author Milan Kundera's obituary "When Angels Laughed" in the July 12 edition of the Economist. The Czech novelist, author of “The Unbearable Lightness of Being”, died on July 11th, aged 94

"As a child he often sat at the piano playing two chords fortissimo, C minor to F minor, until his father furiously removed him. But as those chords became heavier he felt himself grow lighter until, in a moment of ecstasy, he seemed to float free of time. If that was unbearable lightness, he—and many others—spent an awful lot of their brief, insignificant lives trying to find it again."

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