Author: Tony Fucile
Plot Summary: Frankie and Sal, who decide that they have "done it all," try to think of what's left to do. Then a brilliant idea emerges. Frankie exclaims, "Let's do nothing!" All throughout the day, Frankie and Sal try to do nothing, but actually, doing nothing appears to be a lot harder than they had imagined. Can they really ever do nothing?
Posted In: Metaphysics

Discussion Questions
  • What do we mean when we say we are doing nothing?
  • Is there a difference between doing nothing and not doing something?
  • What would it mean to do nothing?
  • Is it impossible to do nothing if you’re alive?
  • What exactly is nothing?
  • Can “nothing” exist?

Contributed by Gobe Hirata