You will always be fond of me. I represent to you all the sins you never had the courage to commit.
— Oscar Wilde (via titanium44)
The twentieth-century linguistic revolution,” says Boston University anthropologist Misia Landau, “is the recognition that language is not merely a device for communicating ideas about
the world, but rather a tool for bringing the world into existence in the first place. Reality is not simply `experienced’ or `reflected’ in language, but instead is actually produced by language.
— Misia Landau quoted in “Food of the Gods” by Terence Mckenna (via panatmansam)