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At this point, I am more concerned to identify "the thin quenchless lucidity" which remains when fear comprehensively eliminates the body ("skin, bowels, bones, memory"): the precipitate obeys the logic of negation or of the hymen as that which "must be destroyed in order to have existed at all" (AA 80).
But quiet to quick bosoms is a hell, And there hath been thy bane; there is a tire And motion of the soul which will not dwell In its own narrow being, but aspire Beyond the fitting medium of desire; And, but once kindled, quenchless evermore.
Modern social mobility is a Good Thing, of course, as is the endless choice we have as consumers ( providing we don't squash ourselves with a quenchless desire for more, in the belief the unknown is what we are missing.
The author's quenchless attraction to death forms the inevitable, overarching theme.