During a dreamy vision, Edward Norton’s character in Fight Club discovers that his “power animal” is a penguin. One would rather like to have a wolf, a lion, a bear as a power animal; or probably a wise owl, a graceful gazelle, a mysterious cat. He seems puzzled at first – and a bit disappointed.


As far as I know I don’t have a power animal, but if I had one it would indeed be a rabbit. A very specific rabbit, to be precise: the White Rabbit from Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland. This sounds even more disappointing than a penguin, by the way, but there’s nothing I can do about it: I have a serious problem with time. Even if I’d love to see myself as a fierce wolf, the mirror shows me back a panting, funny, goofy, awkwardly dressy and weirdly surreal small furry animal.

In my defence, time is a tricky matter.

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