[x]Blackmoor Vituperative

Thursday, 2015-04-02

We do not see things as they are

Filed under: Books,Philosophy,Society — bblackmoor @ 21:16

When confronted with the “antis” — anti-immigrant, anti-gay, anti-gun, anti-women, anti-science, anti-South, anti-sex, etc. — who seem so devoted to their agendas of hatred, ignorance, and irrational fear, I am reminded of a line from Ana├»s Nin‘s “Seduction of the Minotaur” (echoing a much older idea):

We do not see things as they are, we see them as we are.

Seduction of the Minotaur