"I am not one who was born in the custody of wisdom. I am one who is fond of olden times and intense in quest of the sacred knowing of the ancients." Gustave Courbet

25 July 2019


I know there isn't no beast—not with claws and all that, I mean—but I know there isn't no fear, either."  Piggy paused.  "Unless—"

Ralph moved restlessly.  "Unless what?"

"Unless we get frightened of people."

William Golding, from Lord of the Flies

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