In the zoo

” It is interesting how keen people are for you to do something they would never dream of doing themselves, how enthusiastically they drive you to your own destructions. […] Perhaps he said, we are all like animals in the zoo, and once we see  that one of us has got out of the enclosure we shout at him to run like mad, even though it will only result in him being lost.”

© 2014 Rachel Cusk, Outline.