“The broad, incalculable sweep of time lets emerge everything that is not open as well as concealing (again) in itself what has appeared.” – SophoclesRead more "The Broad"
“Time crumbles all things; everything grows old and is forgotten under the power of time.” -AristotleRead more "Time Crumbles All Things"
Although we need the Word to keep things known in common, people still treat specialists as if their nonsense were a form of wisdom. – Heraclitus (translated by Brooks Haxton)Read more "Specialists"
If I think I am very beautiful and you tell me I am not, which may be a fact, do I like it? If I think I am very intelligent, very clever, and you point out that I am actually a rather silly person, it is very unpalatable to me. And your pointing out my stupidity gives […]Read more "Why is Truth Unpalatable?"
The uncanny is the simple, the insignificant, ungraspable by the fangs of the will, withdrawing itself from all artifices of calculation, because it surpasses all planning. HeideggerRead more "The Uncanny"
“It is said they (the thinkers) indeed know things that are excessive, and thus astounding, and thereby difficult, and hence in general [uncanny]—but also useless, for they are not seeking what is, according to straightforward popular opinion, good for man.” Aristotle (translated by Heidegger)Read more "The Thinkers"
Society is not changed by example. Society may reform itself, it may bring about certain changes through political or economic revolution, but only the religious man can create a fundamental transformation in society; and the religious man is not he who practices starvation as an example to impress society. The religious man is not concerned […]Read more "To Be…an Example?"