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Is there a meaning inside the meaning?
One thing leads to another, which leads to another … which leads to us jumping in.
The Daily Rabbit Hole: Where did the Russian Nesting Doll come from?
In 1900, the doll charmed judges at the World Exhibition in Paris and earned a bronze medal.
I appreciate that there was no distinction as to what category it won a bronze medal for in at the link.
Have you ever wondered why Russian novelists seemingly wrote encyclopedias for novels? Their length probably has less to do with their writing style, and more to do with the fact that they were paid by the word.
So when you find an artist who “isn’t about the money” yet idolizes the greats in their particular field, just know that the people they claim to have had pure intent were definitely milking their talents for what they could get.
The ‘Wait, What?’ Vortex: Many famous authors hate William Shakespeare.
“Shakespeare’s jokes struck (Leo Tolstoy) as “mirthless.” His puns, “unamusing.” The only character that actually owned their pompous dialogue was the drunken Falstaff.”
A bug inside a bug inside a bug …
I’m going to try and summarize this without droning on and on about caterpillars, ants, and wasps.
There is a butterfly that starts its life as most of its species. It’s primary distinction though, during its time as a caterpillar, is that it emits a sound that causes ants to believe it is a young queen larvae. It gets carried back to the colony to be protected, only for the caterpillar to spend a while eating all the actual ant larvae it has been placed near. Destroying the ant colony before they even recognize what is happening. Then it goes through metamorphosis and becomes a butterfly. That is only if it hasn’t had another creature intervene.
There is also a wasp that will find these caterpillars in the ant nest, lay its eggs in the caterpillar for safe-keeping, and when they hatch before the caterpillar has fully undergone metamorphosis they kill the caterpillar on their way out into the world.
Even parasites have parasites.
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