Ignorance is bliss. True happiness lies in simplicity. We have all heard these sayings at one point or another in our lives. Apparently, the same held true for Ernest Hemingway,as he appears to have taken them to heart. Ernest Hemingway’s perception of that which was beautiful was always that which was simple. And what could possibly be any simpler than nature itself? It lacks the clutter and complexity of men and technology always
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man is unable to cope with that, and thusly we have labelled nature to be beautiful. We call it a clean well-lighted place, that last barrier against the nothing. It’s not our best defense against it, you understand. It is merely the final one. In many books (Heart of Darkness, for example) what was truly found at the heart of nature? Nothing. Sometimes the best place to hide is right out in the open.