GROUNDED IN THE MATERIAL WORLD
Copyright 2009 Anthony Dias Souza
The following represents the four in the five-part series "Dialogues in Esse" and based on the Essean premise that "the cosmos is an infinite presence whose perpetual movement gives rise to all material forms". In this context, the term 'Essean' is derived from the Latin word 'esse' which the Society of Esseans International defines as 'that which truly exists'. It is not related to, nor associated with, the ancient Middle Eastern 'Essenai' (Essenes), their religious views, nor their communal lifestyle.
Shelley sought out David at the latter's usual morning resting place off the path not far from his own cabin. Upon approaching, he pressed his index finger to his forehead in a casual salute. "Hi, I thought I'd come out and sit a while. I'm getting cabin fever buried in all those books."