Wednesday, October 02, 2013

Sticky identity

Identity sticks with you, you don't decide.
Can't run away from identity. Sticky identity...

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“In Spanish añoranza comes from the verb añorar (to feel nostalgia), which comes from the Catalan enyorar, itself derived from the Latin word ignorare (to be unaware of, not know, not experience; to lack or miss), In that etymological light nostalgia seems something like the pain of ignorance, of not knowing. You are far away, and I don't know what has become of you. My country is far away, and I don't know what is happening there”
                                  ― Milan Kundera, Ignorance

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