A strange loop arises when, by moving up or down through a hierarchical system, one finds oneself back where one started.
And do you know what “the world” is to me? Shall I show it to you in my mirror? This world: a monster of energy, without beginning, without end… enclosed by “nothingness” as by a boundary… blessing itself as that which must return eternally, as a becoming that knows no satiety, no disgust, no weariness… this, my Dionysian world, the eternally self-creating, the eternally self-destroying… without goal, unless the joy of the circle is itself a goal.
Friedrich Nietzsche, Will to PowerRead less