But Ideal Mankind . . .

But Ideal Mankind . . .

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Creation destroys as it goes, throws down one tree for the rise of another. But ideal mankind would abolish death, multiply itself million upon million, rear up city upon city, save every parasite alive, until the accumulation of mere existence is swollen to a horror.
–D. H. Lawrence

Hidden Away Like Guilty Secrets

 

Hidden Away Like Guilty Secrets

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Horror is like a serpent; always shedding its skin, always changing. And it will always come back. It can’t be hidden away like the guilty secrets we try to keep in our subconscious.

–Dario Argento

The Most Awful Word

The Most Awful Word

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Alone. Yes, that’s the key word, the most awful word in the English tongue. Murder doesn’t hold a candle to it and hell is only a poor synonym.

–Stephen King

Matters at Hand . . .

Matters at Hand . . .

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Even with the utterly lost, to whom life and death are equally jests, there are matters of which no jest can be made.

–Edgar Allan Poe

Only Then Do We Forgive . . .

Only Then Do We Forgive . . .

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When we forgive evil we do not excuse it, we do not tolerate it, we do not smother it. We look the evil full in the face, call it what it is, let its horror shock and stun and enrage us, and only then do we forgive it.

–Lewis B. Smedes

Imagine No Imagination?

Imagine No Imagination?

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Where there is no imagination there is no horror.

–Arthur Conan Doyle

It’s all in your head*, or so you’ve been told. But don’t think too hard on it, that’ll only make things worse . . .

*How many times did they say that in the movie Chicken Run?

. . . And the Strongest Kind of Fear

 . . . And the Strongest Kind of Fear

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The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown.

–HP Lovecraft

Evil Among Us . . .

Evil Among Us . . .

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Evil hiding among us is an ancient theme . . .

–John Carpenter

 . . . They’re here! 

(And we’re not enjoying it at all!)

Words Have No Power . . .

Words Have No Power . . .

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