Another Eduardo Galleano passage
From the Book of Embraces by Eduardo Galleano (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Eduardo_Galeano).
The Preacher Miguel Brun told me that a few years ago he had visited the Indians of the Paraguayan Chaco. He was part of an evangelizing mission. The missionaries visited a chief who was considered very wise. The chief, a quiet, fat man, listened without blinking to the religious propaganda that they read to him in his own language. When they finished, the missionaries awaited a reaction.
The chief took his time, then said:
“That scratches. It scratches hard and it scratches very well.”
And then he added:
“But it scratches where there isn’t any itch.”