Saturday, January 30, 2010

Junto pero sin palabras...

"However gratifying it is in later life to express thoughts and feelings to a congenial person, there remains an unsatisfied longing for an understanding without words--ultimately for the earliest relation with the mother."

-- Melanie Klein, Our Adult World and Other Essays (London: Heinemann, 1963), p. 100 (as cited in Mary Douglas, Natural Symbols [London: Routledge, [1970] 1996], p. 52)

Put your hand in this post and it will be on mine. Forward it to others to do the same, and our hands will be in the same place, in an almost sacramental way. And this, without words.

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