Getting it right …

After a bad day battling with my intro logic book and feeling really rather despondent about it, I stumbled over this, from Philip Roth, whose Americal Pastoral I’m currently reading:

“Writing turns you into somebody who’s always wrong. The illusion that you may get it right someday is the perversity that draws you on. What else could? As pathological phenomena go, it doesn’t completely wreck your life.”

Yes, one day, I will get it right …

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