sexta-feira, novembro 17, 2006

Shnoose up!

The fallen sons of Eve
Even the smell of roses
Is not what they supposes
But more than mind discloses
And more than men believe.

- GH Chesterton, The Song of Quoodle

Lara Feigel, na Prospect de Dezembro, escreve sobre narizes e olfacto

Turning up our noses

From Aristotle to Kant, intellectuals have delighted in denigrating the sense of smell. In doing so they have dampened the boundless pleasures of the olfactory.
It is time we rediscovered our noses.