Of the people who have hurt me deeply in life, the tiny percentage that could be persuaded to give an account of it break into two groups: those that didn’t regard me as having feelings like they do, and those that lacked the empathy to be aware of other people in general having feelings as they do. I conclude that I am particularly disliked by people who see other people as objects.

— Asher's Maxim 547

Asher Black

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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