Writing Q&A of the Day 11-14-19 — Ann Enwright (novelist) / Phoebe Waller (Fleabag screenwriter)

Posted: November 14, 2019 in Religion, Writing
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Is it better to be fucked up by religion than by life? And why is damage so sexy?
If I was going to choose, I’d rather be fucked up by religion. At least that is something I could feasibly escape and still be breathing.

Damage is indicative of vulnerability, which I think always feels a little dangerous. It is evidence that a person can feel deeply, that they can be open … then that delicious wall goes up and we just want to scramble over it and save (and feel) the person. It’s irresistible. I also think damage is a glimpse of something honest, and that’s always attractive.

Interview in The Guardian

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