"All religions, arts and sciences are branches of the same tree. All these aspirations are directed toward ennobling man’s life, lifting it from the sphere of mere physical existence and leading the individual towards freedom."
01-07-12 at Bows & Arrows in Sacramento, CA with Carson McWhirter (Hella, The Advantage, Who’s Your Favorite Son, God?), Nick Reinhart (Tera Melody, Bygones), and L’Ocelle Mare (Thomas Bonvalet of Cheval de Frise).
"People often discard first intuitions until they reach the end of a friendship, the end of a love, and then this long-buried first impression reappears only to prove that the animal senses in human beings warning them clearly of dangers, of traps, may be accurate but are often discarded in favor of a blind compulsion in the opposite direction to that of self-preservation. Proving that human beings have a sense of danger but that some other desire, some other compulsion, lures and draws them precisely toward these traps, toward self-destruction."