We live in an ink free society. More accurately, ink is safely sealed in containers to prevent any worrying blots that may lead us into paranoid self analysis. Even tea leaves are gathered into bags. Only the Japanese trust their population with loose ink and tea leaves. Feeling secure in our Western “no ink, no tea leaf” zone, I foolishly sharpened some pencils, and was confronted with this disturbing image!. I reflected that I should have sharpened the pencils into an opaque container to spare myself these psychological insights, and searched the internet for an all concealing pencil sharpener. Now which was the disturbing image?