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Daemon
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No man can ever feel his own identity aright except his eyes be closed; as if darkness were indeed the proper element of our essences, though light be more congenial to our clayey part.

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No man can ever feel his own identity aright except his eyes be closed; as if darkness were indeed the proper element of our essences, though light be more congenial to our clayey part.

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Daemon wrote:
No man can ever feel his own identity aright except his eyes be closed; as if darkness were indeed the proper element of our essences, though light be more congenial to our clayey part.

Herman Melville (1819-1891)


Why? It's easy to close eyes. It's difficult to find your own identity...
dave argo
Posted: Tuesday, January 24, 2017 1:21:55 PM

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Daemon wrote:
No man can ever feel his own identity aright except his eyes be closed; as if darkness were indeed the proper element of our essences, though light be more congenial to our clayey part.

Herman Melville (1819-1891)


The stony part, the stony part needs no congenial light.
Tightly closed eyes will set its own identity aright.
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