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Telemachus Telemachus by Peter Gray
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“Having faced adversity and survived it, he’s unlike others who haven’t.”
Peter Gray, Telemachus
“Okay. So what? I can move to another. Life’s too short to spend in misery.' 'The biggest mistake is not to face reality,”
Peter Gray, Telemachus
“face a little hardship rather than years of regretting.”
Peter Gray, Telemachus
“Tom hunts alone. While shunned by all he sees, he grows aware that, in reality, life is lived alone. When with a hen, there’s only an illusion of sharing; a pretence that life’s trials are easier to endure. Even sleep is a barrier that can’t be shared.”
Peter Gray, Telemachus
“Maybe the despair of previous times has been worthwhile.”
Peter Gray, Telemachus
“While, naturally, he has to gauge risk, to read the elements, he still often bemoans the hardships of the past. He constantly puzzles over the role of remote influences, like the after-life. He wants to know why events happen as they do, how control is exercised from beyond understanding.”
Peter Gray, Telemachus
“Now,' he says, when finished, 'let the wind blow and let the light come from the dark. I’ll sit here with my hen's egg and watch with safety even if the sky falls apart.' Every hour of the day after that, he holds the egg next to his breast, except when hunting for food. When it’s cold, or it rains, he never leaves at all, fearing a moment's neglect might prove fatal. To him, this egg is Sally,”
Peter Gray, Telemachus
“He’s recently thought a lot about Telemachus and reached the conclusion he might be an agent of Aves, bringing death to those who need to be punished for their waywardness.”
Peter Gray, Telemachus
“Dear mourners,' he begins, 'let me first tell you that truth must always be spoken, no matter that it hurts. For truth untold is wicked, damning. It corrupts, begs rebellion. Rebellion being the right of those who are themselves corrupted. It becomes the way of their truth, and, without it, they are dead.”
Peter Gray, Telemachus
“While Aves, however real, exists in a world of uncertainty, Telemachus is a judgment as sure as night or day.”
Peter Gray, Telemachus