BB xxxiii: “Seek Zeros!”

⊃ Brix ⊂

Currently, as part of your B-line, during book-time, I’m reading to you Richard Bach’s Jonathan Livingston Seagull.

We’ve come to page 34, after Jonathan reached flight speed of “terminal velocity!” He’s just been called to stand, before the Elders…

“Of course, [Jonathan] thought, the Breakfast Flock this morning; they saw the Breakthrough! But I want no honors. I have no wish to be leader.

You listened for a bit more, before telling me – in your own way – dad, I’m over this for tonight; so I handed you off to mom for [her] breast(s), thinking as I did of Nietzsche’s lines on leading:

What? You seek something? You wish to multiply yourself tenfold, a hundredfold? You seek followers? Seek zeros!