"The highest purpose of fiction is to show that all people are fundamentally worthy of mercy."
Tom Bissell, author of Magic Hours: Essays on Creators and Creation, echoes Ralph Ellison, Jonathan Gottschall, and recent Dutch research.
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"It’s as if when you’re in the forest, you become a seamless part of it. When you’re in the rain, you’re a part of the rain. When you’re in the morning, you’re a seamless part of the morning. When you’re with me, you become a part of me."
— Haruki Murakami - Kafka on the Shore
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"I taste her and realize I have been starving."
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