Man tells his aspiration in his God; but in his demon he shows his depth of experience; and casts light into the cavern through which he worked his cause up to the cheerful day.
But nature is always more subtle, more intricate, more elegant than what we are able to imagine.carl sagan
“Ponyets! They sent you?” “Pure chance,” said Ponyets, bitterly, “or the work of my own personal malevolent Demon.”Isaac Asimov
Conquer the Demon of jealousy , that dragon which slays love under the pretence of keeping it alive.
It came to me in the very horror of the immediate presence that the act would be, seeing and facing what I saw and faced, to keep the boy himself unaware. The inspiration I can call it by no other name was that I felt how voluntarily, how transcendently, I might . It was like fighting with a Demon for a human soul, and when I had fairly so appraised it I saw how the human soul held out, in the tremor of my hands, at arm's length had a perfect dew of sweat on a lovely childish forehead.
Psychoanalysis provides truth in an infantile, that is, a schoolboy fashion: we learn from it, roughly and hurriedly, things that scandalize us and thereby command our attention. It sometimes happens, and such is the case here, that a simplification touching upon the truth, but cheaply, is of no more value than a lie. Once again we are shown the Demon and the angel, the beast and the god locked in Manichean embrace, and once again man has been pronounced, by himself, not culpable.
Some on commission, some for the love of learning,Some because they have nothing better to doOr because they hope these walls of books will deadenThe drumming of the Demon in their ears.louis macneice
Most people think witches are a coven of lesbians dancing naked in the forest celebrating the semen stolen from imprisoned hypnotized males, which they then use to inseminate one another using turkey basters in order to create a legion of Demon babies. Well, that's only part of it. We are also active in community outreach programs.
What exile from himself can flee? To zones, though more and more remote, Still, still pursues, where'er I be, The blight of life the Demon Thought.lord byron