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First Post: A plan for some poems

“It’s quite an undertaking to start loving somebody. You have to have energy, generosity, blindness. There is even a moment right at the start where you have to jump across an abyss: if you think about it you don’t do it.” 119 altre parole

Creative Writing

On Free Will

If man is stripped of all that he has, one thing that is almost always certain to remain with him is his free will. From the day man was created, he has been gifted– 166 altre parole


Existentialism: A Brief Summary

Existentialism takes on a number of forms. As a general observation there are two different types of existentialist philosophers: Atheistic and Theistic. For the former category, one might think of the proto-existentialist Friedrich Nietzsche. 533 altre parole


I am alone in the midst of these happy, reasonable voices. All these creatures spend their time explaining, realizing happily that they agree with each other.

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Carl Jung on T.S. Elliot and Sartre

To Dr. S.

Dear Colleague, 5 December 1951

Frankly I am surprised at your letting yourself be impressed by T. S. Eliot.

Becoming conscious does not in itself lead to hell by any means. 140 altre parole

Letters Vol. II

One and One

I recall the equation.
One and one.
It means something.
But I can’t verbalize it.

Like my dreams.
The solution’s not a mystery.
It’s always the same. 11 altre parole

The School of Life

The YouTube channel The School of Life, an independent education center “devoted to developing emotional intelligence through the help of culture,” has a series of videos summarizing the ideas of great philosophers in six or seven minutes. 328 altre parole