“Was not their mistake once more bred of the life of slavery that they had been living?—a life which was always looking upon everything, except mankind, animate and inanimate—‘nature,’ as people used to call it—as one thing, and mankind as another, it was natural to people thinking in this way, that they should try to make ‘nature’ their slave, since they thought ‘nature’ was something outside them” — William Morris

Thursday, December 30, 2010

A Fifteen-Year Project

I've been using a database since 1995 to keep notes. I just put my first noted marked “Buddhism” into Buddhaphobia. Then it hit me: I've been working on this project for fifteen years. You really have to take the long view and chill when you write books.

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