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Smell is the essence of communication. Look at that word essence itself. When you smell another human being, you take chemicals from his body into your own, analyze them, and from the analysis you accurately deduce his emotional state. You do it so constantly and so automatically that you are largely unconscious of it, and say simply, ‘‘He seemed frightened,’’ or ‘‘He was angry.’’ - Gene Wolfe, ‘‘Seven American Nights’’ (1978)