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You are human, whether your ancestors come from Europe, Asia, Africa, or wherever, shamanism once existed there. We are just attempting to go home to our spiritual roots before the state religions, the agrarian centralized religions rose up with autocratic government and said, ‘This is what you’re going to believe, these are the official revelations, take it from us, you can trust us, we got it.’
One is quite astonished to find how many things there are in the landscape, and in every object in it, one never noticed before. And this is a tremendous new pleasure and interest which invests every walk or drive with an added object. So many colours on the hillside, each different in shadow and in sunlight; such brilliant reflections in the pool, each a key lower than what they repeat; such lovely lights gilding or silvering surface or outline, all tinted exquisitely with pale colour, rose, orange, green or violet.
I met a solid rowing friend and asked about the Race. How fared it with the wind, I said, When stroke increased the pace? You swung it forward mightily, you heaved it greatly back. Your muscles rose in knotted lumps, I almost heard the crack. And while we roared and rattled too, your eyes were fixed like glue. What thoughtwent flying through your mind, how fared it, Five, with you? But Five made answer solemnly, I heard them fire a gun, No other mortal thing I heard until the Race was done.
It is more beautiful to trust in God. The beautiful in this world is all from his hand, declaring the perfection of taste; he is the author of all form; he clothes the lily, he colours the rose, he distils the dewdrop, he makes the music of nature; in a word, he organized us for this life, and imposed its conditions; and they are such guaranty to me that, trustful as a little child, I leave to him the organization of my Soul, and every arrangement for the life after death. I know he loves me.
When I heard that there were artists, I wished I could some time be one. If I could only make a rose bloom on paper, I thought I should be happy! Or if I could at last succeed in drawing the outline of winter-stripped boughs as I saw them against the sky, it seemed to me that I should be willing to spend years in trying.
A woman at the Limited once asked me, ‘Why do you work?’ She said, ‘You made a lot of money as a young man, so why are you still working?’ I had never thought about it before. Forced to consider it, I told her, ‘You know why? Because I think that if you stop to smell the roses, you’ll get hit by a truck.
Certainly our records could be found in most of the mom and pop indie stores, but we still found there were a lot of major stores that weren’t on the tip of knowing what was happening and weren’t stocking our records as readily as they were stocking, you know, Guns ‘n’ Roses or Billy Joel or whatever the hell. That certainly changed, and it changed rapidly after Nirvana’s rise, that’s for sure.