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I will suck your gruyere

Tyler Cowen on why people love vampire tales:

Vampire stories offer a platform for exploring the theme of pure, limitless, and eternal desire, yet without encountering the absurdities that might result from planting that theme in a realistic, real world setting, such as a man who loves cheese studded with raisins above all else.

Posted via web from David Dobbs’s Somatic Marker