#18 – Ligottian Enlightenment

Excerpt from Thomas Ligotti’s ‘The Medusa’.

The sinister, the terrible never deceive: the state in which they leave us is always one of enlightenment. And only this condition of vicious insight allows us a full grasp of the world, all things considered, just as a frigid melancholy grants us full possession of ourselves. We may hide from horror only in the heart of horror.

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