Material things

“The love for material things grows like a fungus in the soul and destroys the loveliness of the human heart utterly.” — Caryll Houselander Noted for its water-absorbing abilities, the amadou fungi was traditionally used as tinder, dating back to ice-age days. Today it is still harvested in much of central Europe and used to craft … More Material things

“If we stay where we are, where we’re stuck, where we’re comfortable and safe, we die there.

“We become like mushrooms, living in the dark, with poop up to our chins. If you want to know only what you already know, you’re dying. You’re saying: Leave me alone; I don’t mind this little rathole. It’s warm and dry. Really, it’s fine. When nothing new can get in, that’s death. When oxygen can’t … More “If we stay where we are, where we’re stuck, where we’re comfortable and safe, we die there.