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J.M. Coetzee

“To the last we have learned nothing. In all of us, deep down, there seems to be something granite and unteachable. No one truly believes, despite the hysteria in the streets that the world of tranquil certainties we were born into is about to be extinguished.”


J.M. Coetzee, Waiting for the Barbarians
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