"As a people, we are obsessed with coincidences. Similarities between this and that, between apparently unconnected things, make us clap our hands delightedly when we find them out. it is a sort of"..."longing for form - or perhaps an expression of our deep belief that forms lie hidden within reality; that meaning reveals itself only in flashes."
Salman Rushdie, from Midnights Children
this man, marked for death by frightened islamic fanatics, is a brilliant author and student of humanity. the quote above was talking about the people of his native india, which would have been evident if i had used the complete quote. i left out the one piece because i believe what he says applies to all of us.