We salt our lives with other people's sins. Our flesh to us tastes sweet... That's the fuel, the vapor that spins that carousel, the raw stuff of terror, the excruciating agony of guilt, the scream from real or imagined wounds. The carnival sucks that gas, ignites it, and chugs along its way. -Ray Bradburry Something Wicked this Way Comes
Chapters 39 and 40 of this book are some of the greatest metaphors, and explanations of Genesis 3 I have ever read.