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The ancient mechanical dragon

Imagination and memory are but one thing
Imagination and memory are but one thing
Fear. It is something vital to us puny creatures. The instant man stops fearing is the instant the species will reach a dead end, only to sink to pitiable lows, only to sit and wait apathetically for extinction.

Each person's jealousies, their desires, their fears...Alone, each may be a small part, but together they become an enormous whole that will take shape.

My purpose in this world is knowledge and the dissemination of it, and it is I who is to restore the fruits of my labors to the entire world.

You poor souls who fear the darkness and the deep, when you suppress that fear, you will be able to get closer to the truth.

Don't you find it odd that there is only one man in this whole city who has the desire to pursue the truth?

Imagination and memory are but one thing which for diverse considerations have diverse names.

So long as you exist together, continue to live your lives together, and share in your mass illusion, a single dragon will be born there.

Yes, that ancient mechanical dragon is a mirror of none other than yourselves, you fools! The anxiety within you has no outlet. It has no past and no future.

There is but one truth. If you avert your eyes from it, you will always remain nothing more than a puppet!

Wake up! Don't be afraid of knowledge! Humans who lose the capacity to think become creatures whose existence has no value. Think, you humans who are split into two worlds! Unless you want the gulf between humans to expand into oblivion, you must THINK!