Absolutes is mostly written by Dia the Cat, who was not fret-free and fuzzy; she was a spiritual anarchist who refused to be modified. Fa was her serious but clumsy student who grew to be a master. Dia and her soul mate, Fa, followed the tradition of interspecies illumination with slapstick wisdom, unrelenting truth, and wild creativity. At a time when I was running in circles, chasing my own tail, Dia and Fa spoke up, engaging me in conversations that distracted me from myself just long enough for me to grasp some insights. Absolutes are those conversations.