AN UNCOMMON THOUGHT

"The real trick to life is not to be in the know, but to be in the mystery."
-Fred Alan Wolf

28 July 2016

Taught.


There is a charming tale of Tchekov’s about a man who tried to teach a kitten to catch mice. When it wouldn’t run after them, he beat it, with the result that even as an adult cat it cowered with terror in the presence of a mouse. This is the man, Tchekov adds, who taught me Latin.

Bertrand Russell

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