if you do care about the same questions, it doesn’t necessarily matter if you arrive at the same answers.
Tohubohu, according to the Merriam-Webster, is a fancy way to describe chaos or confusion. It’s rarely spoken in everyday English parlance, but has greater usage in the Francosphere.
The phrase has its roots in a Hebrew phrase that actually means “without form and void,” with the “tohu” part meaning formlessness and the “bohu” part corresponding to “emptiness.” Another way to say the word is “tohu-wa-bohu.” In context, tohubohu was used to describe the state of the Earth and by extension the universe immediately before God brought light into it, specifically in the book of Genesis, verse 2.
But John, with his flair for saccharine cuteness and his insistence on treating his conquests like romantic-comedy heroines, didn’t like just to play or cheat, and he certainly didn’t like any of his girlfriends to suspect that they didn’t have his full attention. What he liked to do was date.
“It felt insane to make a plan to do something after I was going to meet with Ivan—like making plans for after my own death.”