Wednesday, 1 September 2010
... and work.
Depression's great lesson, for those of us canny or lucky or strong enough to learn it, is: work. Likewise, the representation of depression ought to encourage those strong enough to read it to do something. Perhaps that sounds Arnoldian, or Carlylean; but in fact it is a kind of modifed Shelley: 'look on my despair, ye mighty, and work.'