Posted by sigismund on November 7, 2011, at 21:22:42
In reply to Re: Chris Hedges' column today, posted by floatingbridge on November 7, 2011, at 20:20:24
Fayeroe put this up for me on social. It must be Cormac McCarthy. Thought you might like it, if you have not read it already.
The truth about the world, he said, is that anything is possible. Had you not seen it all from birth and thereby bled it of its strangeness it would appear to you for what it is, a hat trick in a medicine show, a fevered dream, a trance bepopulate with chimeras having neither analogue nor precedent, an itinerant carnival, a migratory tentshow whose ultimate destination after many a pitch in many a mudded field is unspeakable and calamitous beyond reckoning.