Benjamin, Walter - On Hashish - In the forest
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On Hashish – Walter Benjamin
A forest appears to the subject. He comments, somewhat ironically, that people are always talking about the allure of the woods. But why exactly are the woods so alluring? The Mexicans have an answer to this question. 'In Mexican, to enter the forest means to die. That's the allure of the woods'