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I have done a lot of things in my life and have also worked in many different jobs to make a living and to experience life. This blog is just some of my musings, sometimes funny, sometimes inspirational, sometimes sad, sometimes angry, sometimes simple but all the time, it's just me.

Friday, March 2, 2012

The oxymoron of nothing

A verb, from the Latin verbum meaning word, is a word (part of speech) that in syntax conveys an action (bring, read, walk, run, learn), an occurrence (happen, become), or a state of being (be, exist, stand). In the usual description of English, the basic form, with or without the particle to, is the infinitive. In many languages, verbs are inflected (modified in form) to encode tense, aspect, mood and voice. A verb may also agree with the person, gender, and/or number of some of its arguments, such as its subject, or object.

Nothingness is the state of being nothing, the state of nonexistence of anything, or the property of having nothing.

So, technically, nothing is a verb and thus conveys an action or a state of being, a state of being nothing.

Getting confused?

Nothing is an action, so even when doing nothing, in actual fact, you are doing something, you are being in a state of nothing.

Oxymoron enough for you?

Let's do nothing.

Take care and be well.

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