If human foolishness had been as carefully nurtured and cultivated as intelligence has been for centuries, perhaps it would have turned into something extremely precious.
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Here I saw, with my own eyes, that laughter was the most terrible weapon: you can kill anything with laughter - even murder itself.
Now I no longer live in our clear, rational world; I live in the ancient nightmare world, the world of square roots of minus one.
You are afraid of it because it is stronger than you; you hate it because you are afraid of it; you love it because you cannot subdue it to your will. Only the unsubduable can be loved.
The whole world is one immense woman, and we are in her very womb, we are not yet born, we are joyfully ripening.
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