A Deeper Truth | JMac
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Author: JMac

The defeat of despair is not mainly an intellectual problem for an active organism, but a problem of self-stimulation via movement. Beyond a given point man is not helped by more "knowing," but only by living and doing in a partly self-forgetful way. As Goethe put it, we must plunge...

Sometimes I wish I didn't care about deep things.  Sometimes I wish I wasn't aware of myself.  Sometimes I wish I was still in denial.  Sometimes I wish I was just some average man who went to work from 9-5, mowed the lawn, read the paper, and threw the football...

Thus possibility seems greater and greater to the self; more and more becomes possible because nothing becomes actual. Eventually everything seems possible, but this is exactly the point at which the abyss swallows up the self. -- Kierkegaard in Sickness Unto Death According to Kierkegaard, we cannot have possibility without necessity.  Necessity...