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The search for truth can be compared to a cat chasing her tail: frantic in her pursuit, her quarry nevertheless eludes her; despite the fact that all the world can see it's right there, it remains just beyond her reach. It cannot be possessed because, paradoxically, it is already part of her.


A Shilling for Candles (1936)

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The search for truth can be compared to a cat chasing her tail: frantic in her pursuit, her quarry nevertheless eludes her; despite the fact that all ...

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The search for truth can be compared to a cat chasing her tail: frantic in her pursuit, her quarry nevertheless eludes her; despite the fact that all ...

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The search for truth can be compared to a cat chasing her tail: frantic in her pursuit, her quarry nevertheless eludes her; despite the fact that all ...

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The search for truth can be compared to a cat chasing her tail: frantic in her pursuit, her quarry nevertheless eludes her; despite the fact that all ...