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The great cosmic illusion is a hierophany…. One is devoured by Time, not because one lives in Time, but because one believes in its reality, and therefore forgets or despises eternity.
Mircea Eliade

Mircea Eliade, Eugène Ionesco, and Emil Cioran on the Furstenberg square in Paris, 1980.
Photo by Louis Monier.