Tuesday, April 29, 2008

the view through the aperture

When I began to con the history of western civilisation, I felt like "some watcher of the skies" gazing at a heavenly object through a telescope; then I found myself peeping at some ugly bacteria through a microscope; and, finally, - horror of horrors! – it dawned on me that all along I had been squinting through a proctoscope!

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