“But Paris was a very old city and we were young and nothing was simple there, not even poverty, nor sudden money, nor the moonlight, nor right and wrong nor the breathing of someone who lay beside you in the moonlight.”

E. Hemingway.
"París era una fiesta"

Sunday, 20 May 2012

With higher intelligence comes an awareness of the complexity of the world, and from this awareness arises a sense of mystery, wonder. Superstition is the dark side of wonder. Creatures with simple animal intelligence fear only real things, such as their natural predators. But those of us who have higher cognitive abilities are able to torture ourselves with an infinite menagerie of imaginary threats: ghosts and goblins and vampires and brain-eating extraterrestrials. Worse, we find it difficult not to dwell on the most terrifying two words in any language, even in monkey talk: what if

–Dean Koontz,
Seize the Night


  1. El Gato E-Steban21 May 2012 at 16:32

    Me encantó, sólo le falta la portada del ¨Fear of the Dark¨ de Iron Maiden ;)

    1. Voy, como el Gran Rajá -que no la gran raja- a comprobar ahora mismo! :))

    2. El Gato E-Steban21 May 2012 at 18:38



¡Habla, pueblo de Aura!