When the world falls asleep

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“If we are insensitive to the world, the world ceases to exist for us. When Sleeping Beauty fell asleep, so did the world for her. The world awakens anew as a child is nurtured into it, because only in this way can humanity continue to exist.” (p.236)

Ref: Bruno Bettelheim The Uses of Enchantment Thames & Hudson: London, 1976

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