Everyone knows the quote about staring into the abyss. The abyss staring back. Have you actually read the book that it appears in?

Me either, but I think it’s Nietzsche’s Beyond Good and Evil. I have totally downloaded it to my Kindle. ┬áThat link goes to the free version of the book on Project Gutenberg, and you can download it there and read it on any e-reader you want (for free!), or just on your computer screen. I love Project Gutenberg. It’s a great idea that has been around since the very early days of the web.

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Panel 1. Big panel. TV on a snow covered plane, with a barren Winter tree in the middle of the panel. You can see TV's footprints leading up to the tree. TV looks up at the bare branches.
TV (thinking): True insight is born of solitude. Contemplation. Silence.

Panel 2. TV is shadowed out, shown more closely.
TV (thinking): Staring into the abyss. Watching it stare back. The silent, gaping maw. A long pause in which your only insight is this: the abyss is you.

Panel 3. TV walks away from the tree, back to the reader.
TV (thinking): You've nothing there to find. Only new questions. Like, "Where Am I? How do I get back?"