…in the stranger’s house with Lila, Season 2. God-awful sexy, this! um, yeah.
You explore everything through your own experience. You think you’re traveling a vast distance to understand another life, but it may be that you’re bringing that life toward you at the same time. What allows that work to live is the common experience, the bond between the two of you. It’s utterly delusional to say you become some other person—you don’t. But you do get to know yourself in a different way, through the prism of that other life.
The deepest definition of youth is life as yet untouched by tragedy.
Alfred North Whitehead (1861 - 1947)
I had no interests. I had no interest in anything. I had no idea how I was going to escape. At least the others had some taste for life. They seemed to understand something that I didn’t understand. Maybe I was lacking. It was possible. I often felt inferior. I just wanted to get away from them. But there was no place to go.
A state of war only serves as an excuse for domestic tyranny.
Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn, The Gulag Archipelago (1973)