Famously, Nietzsche himself proclaims that our present situation is defined by the "death of God" and the advent of nihilism, "this uncanniest
of all guests.
Unfortunately, although Walters had a few seasons with Glamorgan he didn't realise his batting potential until he went to Worcestershire, where he was put to rights by - uncanniest
of all - a former England wicket-keeper nicknamed Tiger.
Our children are both our artifacts and the image of the artificer in its uncanniest
and most intractable form; we must regard them with the same intimacy and at the same risk as we regard our redeemer - who may, even if he is entirely imagined, be our only way out of bondage.