“Each night, when I go to sleep, I die. And the next morning, when I wake up, I am reborn,” so said Mahatma Gandhi. It is the body’s repair system, nature’s best shot at immortality, and the panacea of the tormented. Yet sleep is even more than this. The slumbering hours have been one of the driving forces of history and historical narrative, shaping the beings who shaped the world.
All this and more on The Rabbit Hole: Politics and Prose, a LibertyNation.com production.