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a form of therapy against the sleep of reason

How should we deal with intrusions of fiction into life, now that we have seen the historical impact that this phenomenon can have?…Reflecting on these complex relationships between reader and story, fiction and life, can constitute a form of therapy against the sleep of reason, which generates monsters.

Umberto Eco

Via Big Other, a timely quote from Umberto Eco, whose birthday it was yesterday. Rest in power, old man.