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On Laundering your Wishes…

“Wishes of one’s old life wither and shrivel like old leaves if they are not replaced with new wishes when the world changes. And the world always changes. Wishes get slimy, and their colors fade, and soon they are just mud, like all the rest of the mud, and not wishes at all, but regrets. … Continue reading

On a Short History of Myth…

“The experience of reading a novel has certain qualities similar to mythology. It can be seen as a form of mediation. Readers have to live with a novel for days or even weeks. It projects them into another world, parallel to but apart from their ordinary lives. They know perfectly well that this fictional realm … Continue reading