He remembered a line from Meister Eckhart: “Only the hand that erases can write the true thing.”
Mitchell wondered if he was supposed to erase himself, or his past, or other people, or what. He was ready to begin erasing immediately, as soon as he know what to rub out.
– Jeffrey Eugenides, The Marriage Plot
Today’s blog post is brought to you by the terror, delight and paralysis of the backspace key.