The Hole in the Heart

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Morphine puts you to sleep, explains a pompous savant in Moliere, because it is a soporific.  By this tautology is the great dead void at the core of Western civilization exposed, finally and, I dare say, mercilessly.  What vitality, what resistivity, what transcendent stubbornness our spiritual truth once possessed . . .

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