If you know how to live, you will know everything about life and about death. But you will have to approach the positive.
Never make the negative the object of your study, because the negative is not there. You can go on and on and you will never arrive anywhere. Try to understand what light is, not darkness. Try to understand what life is, not death. Try to understand what love is, not hate.
If you go into hate you will never understand it, because hate is only the absence of love. Simply show people love and all is revealed.
So is darkness the absence of light. How can you understand absence? If you want to understand me, you have to understand me herenow, not my absence. Say you are studying this chair, the objective must be clear — not that when it has been taken it away, you start studying it’s absence. What will you study?