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… Brain Pickings… an article on a book on gardening… through it i reach this Virginia Woolf quote:

From this I reach what I might call a philosophy; at any rate it is a constant idea of mine; that behind the cotton wool is hidden a pattern; that we — I mean all human beings — are connected with this; that the whole world is a work of art; that we are parts of the work of art. Hamlet or a Beethoven quartet is the truth about this vast mass that we call the world. But there is no Shakespeare, there is no Beethoven; certainly and emphatically there is no God; we are the words; we are the music; we are the thing itself. And I see this when I have a shock.1

… exactly…

  1. Virginia Wolf via Brain Pickings: https://www.brainpickings.org/2015/09/09/virginia-woolf-cotton-wool-moments-of-being/

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