‘The sphinx sat down upon her hind legs, in the very middle of the path, and recited:
"First think of the person who lives in disguise,
Who deals in secrets and tells naught but lies.
Next, tell me what's always the last thing to mend,
The middle of middle and end of the end?
And finally give me the sound often heard
During the search for a hard-to-find word.
Now string them together, and answer me this,
Which creature would you be unwilling to kiss?"’
- -- J.K. Rowling, Harry Potter
The answer to the riddle above is the Spider.
I have always found the spider to be a very fascinating creature somehow. Especially the complex web it spins. The web is so exceptionally intricate and complicated and only the spider itself can effortlessly navigate through it. Seems like God in some ways; which is probably not too far from the truth. They are a lot closer to God than the self proclaimed best creations of God( read humans) will ever be. Nature somehow never ceases to mesmerize…