Wednesday, November 2, 2011


[...] The perfect peach is shared, obviously, with someone who grasps its sensuality and symbolism. In the western world, biblical translators persistently render the fruit of the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil as an apple, but it seems perfectly clear that it must have been the peach (native to China but introduced to the Mediterranean region long before the dawn of Christianity) that the original authors had in mind, with its seductive texture speaking to the joys of the flesh, its stubborn syrup acting as a clinging reminder of the past. [...]
Read: Flashquake, page 44.

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