The Laughing Geysers of Ronicaldo
Once several years ago I had this dream, as is recorded in my Book of Dreams:
I am watching a program on Public TV about "The Laughing Geysers of Ronicaldo"...
Narrator: "The mud geysers in this remote region of the Amazon erupt with a sound virtually indistinguishable from that of human laughter. The scientist has no explanation for this phenomenon.
"But to the natives of Ronicaldo, the laughing geysers are no mystery.
"The native has long observed how the white man is able to detach his presence and make it appear, in motion, on a sheet of white cloth.
"The native has long observed how the white man is able to detach his voice and put it inside a small wooden box.
"So it seemed natural to the native to assume that the white man detached his individuality and his laughter, and sent them wandering off through the rain forest, until at long last they took up residence in these geysers.
"In recent years, scientists have begun to take these suggestions more and more seriously..."