The Reckless Muse
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The Reckless Muse

Seduced by the Shadows: On How Stories About Dark Subjects Attract Us

With insights from philosopher David Hume

Image by Roman Kogomachenko from Pixabay

Stories about dark, tragic, and terrifying subjects have been around since man first let his muse inspire him to forge creative lies that revealed eternal truths, and the audience for those has been around just as long.

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