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I will admit […] that writing does do something to one’s memory — that at times it can have the effect of an album of childhood photographs, in which each image replaces the memory it aimed to preserve.

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The Best Thing I Read This Week Is ...

… this from an article about depression in The Guardian by Giles Fraser:

God, for me, is the name of the struggle not its simple elimination.

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Although the wish for solitude can be a denial of dependence, a capacity for solitude may be its fullest acknowledgement.

Through desire the child discovers his solitude, and through solitude his desire. 7 more words