• So I should be aware of the dangers of self-consciousness, but at the same time, I’ll be plowing through the fog of all these echoes, plowing through mixed metaphors, noise, and will try to show the core, which is still there, as a core, and is valid, despite the fog. The core is the core is the core. There is always the core, that can’t be articulated. Only caricatured.

    Dave Eggers (2013). “A Heartbreaking Work Of Staggering Genius: A Memoir Based on a True Story”, p.274, Simon and Schuster