Gene Wolfe Quote

Evolution teaches us the original purpose of language was to ritualize men's threats and curses, his spells to compel the gods; communication came later.


Universe 3 (1973)

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Evolution teaches us the original purpose of language was to ritualize men's threats and curses, his spells to compel the gods; communication came...

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Evolution teaches us the original purpose of language was to ritualize men's threats and curses, his spells to compel the gods; communication came...

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Evolution teaches us the original purpose of language was to ritualize men's threats and curses, his spells to compel the gods; communication came...

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Evolution teaches us the original purpose of language was to ritualize men's threats and curses, his spells to compel the gods; communication came...