Our children are disconnecting with nature … By the time they are seven years old, most youngsters have been exposed to more than 20,000 advertisements. They can identify 200 corporate logos, but they cannot identify the trees growing in their front yards.
I saw the Fire run up Her form
Ayesha, the Return of She
H. Rider Haggard
London: Ward Lock & Co. Ltd., 1905
‘I love to smell flowers in the dark,’ she said. ‘You get hold of their soul then.’
via Nature over People.
The unknown is an abstraction; the known, a desert; but what is half-known, half-seen, is the perfect breeding ground for desire and hallucination.
— Juan José Saer (via rabbitinthemoon)