this is what I think of when I'm still up in the middle of the night

I'm pretty sure that it was in that Chuck Palahniuk novel "Fight Club" where I read something like, "It's only when you've lost everything that you're free to do anything." I'm not entirely sure if I got the whole sentence right. But, I guess that right there is close enough.

I like that line a lot even if it has no relevance whatsoever to reality. Why? Because it would make a perfect bumper sticker - only if it had fewer words in it.

If it were up to me... if I were to shorten that line so that I can print them on a sticker... I'd write it in C. Like this:

You = (Life==NULL) ? FREE : NOT_FREE;

What about you? How would you shorten the It's-only-when-you've-lost-everthing-that-you're-free-to-do-anything sentence, so that it would fit on a bumper sticker?

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