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by Lion-Hearted Priest
Thu May 09, 2019 1:06 pm
Forum: Leonard Cohen's music
Topic: Meaning of "Hineni" in "You Want It Darker"
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Re: Meaning of "Hineni" in "You Want It Darker"

The song seems to be a commitment to the paradox of what Cohen perceives is necessary if God is what He claims to be. To reflect on an infinite God is to also reflect on our own finitude. God is the eternal dealer but we are finite and the game cannot go on for us. It must go on without us. “If you ...

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