"Life cannot go on without the mutual devouring of organisms. If at the end of each person's life he were to be presented with the living spectacle of all that he had organismically incorporated in order to stay alive, he might well feel horrified by the living energy he had ingested." ~ Ernest Becker
From my collection of mostly pessimistic quotes.
Some people have been telling me they enjoyed the selection of aphorisms on this blog, so I've decided to make them more prominent and paging-friendly.
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