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Victor Pelevin

“There's a scientific hypothesis that every person's name is a primary suggestive command that contains the entire script of their life in highly concentrated form. . . . According to this point of view, there is only a limited number of names, because society only needs a limited number of human types. Just a few models of worker and warrior ants, if I could put it like that. And everybody's psyche is preprogrammed at a basic level by the associative semantic fields that their first name and surname activate.”


Victor Pelevin, The Sacred Book of the Werewolf
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The Sacred Book of the Werewolf The Sacred Book of the Werewolf by Victor Pelevin
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