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In the demi-monde

Ordinary life is the life of an ox. It is dull, conformed, routinized. It goes round and round, repeating itself.

To slay a dragon, kill a habit.

Like a speared eel

I made a mistake the other day. I rushed an action. Then, mistake number two: I failed to arrest myself, to investigate the incident. Oh, what a hallelujah moment to finally get down to business, to see all of my sourness flood the exits, to watch ego convulse like a speared eel.


A couple of millennia ago, a man had a revelation so powerful that it knocked him off his mount. Despite the temporary loss of his sight, he saw with perfect clarity that it is every man’s destiny to be a saint.