• I seem to be a brief light that flashes but once in all the aeons of time a rare, complicated, and all-too-delicate organism on the fringe of biological evolution , where the wave of life bursts into individual, sparkling, and multicolored drops that gleam for a moment... only to vanish forever.

    Alan Watts (2011). “The Book: On the Taboo Against Knowing Who You Are”, p.11, Souvenir Press