Just as the body goes into shock after a physical trauma, so does the human psyche go into shock after the impact of a major loss.
Category Archive: February 21
Learn from your dreams what you lack.
Certainly it is wrong to be cruel to animals and the destruction of a whole species can be a great evil. The capacity for feelings of pleasure and pain and for the form of life of which animals are capable clearly impose duties of compassion and humanity in their case.
History is, strictly speaking, the study of questions; the study of answers belongs to anthropology and sociology.
Sob, heavy world Sob as you spin, Mantled in mist Remote from the happy.
One cannot walk through an assembly factory and not feel that one is in Hell.
A poet is, before anything else, a person who is passionately in love with language.
‘Healing,’ Papa would tell me, ‘is not a science, but the intuitive art of wooing nature.’
We all have these places where shy humiliations gambol on sunny afternoons.
The class distinctions proper to a democratic society are not those of rank or money, still less, as is apt to happen when these are abandoned, of race, but of age.