Communication is facilitated most efficiently with a shared body of metaphors drawn from the universal grammar of poetic myth (to borrow from Graves & Chomsky & Bernstein). It’s not just having seen the same films and read the same books – it’s sharing the necessary ones and their most profound meaning.

— Asher's Maxim 194

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Asher Black is a former literary and review editor who writes, thinks, reads, listens, and is interested in the interior darkness of the soul.

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