At least four people would like to own Charles Manson’s remains.
The Romans of the Decadence (detail), by Thomas Couture, 1847. Musée d'Orsay.
Volume VI, Number 1 | winter 2012
“I have absolutely no pleasure in the stimulants in which I sometimes so madly indulge. It has not been in the pursuit of pleasure that I have periled life and reputation and reason. It has been in the desperate attempt to escape from torturing memories,” wrote Edgar Allan Poe in a letter in the last year of his life.
Drugs, cataplasms, and whiskey are stupid substitutes for the dignity and potency of divine mind and its efficacy to heal.—Mary Baker Eddy, 1908
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