• We are all such accidents. We do not make up history and culture. We simply appear, not by our own choice. We make what we can of our condition with the means available. We must accept the mixture as we find it - the impurity of it, the tragedy of it, the hope of it.

    Saul Bellow (2015). “There Is Simply Too Much to Think About: Collected Nonfiction”, p.90, Penguin