As Soon as It Happened, It Became Fixed

The immutability of the past endues life with a fatalistic quality.

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Many have preoccupied themselves with weighing whether or not the happenings about us are predestined. I’ll leave such abstract subjects to smarter people. One thing that is certainly true — if not in another time and place, then at least in this time and place — is that history is immutable. If it wasn’t fate yesterday, it’s…