How quickly you turn unequivocal things equivocal; How quickly the self is tossed away and nothing is demanded. Not even what one needs to be ones self. – Only the doer learnsRead more "O Weakness"
The eye spins like a coil ’round the river of life. Birth of mind; The sight of many, forever revolving poles, as one dips in and out in and out– through the music of the river of life. solitudinusRead more "River of Life"
How quickly you turn equivocal things unequivocal; How quickly the self over-imposes and demands things for its security. -Only the doer learnsRead more "O Strength"
It was possible, for example, as that recluse had done, to turn oneself into a Chinese, shut oneself off behind a garden hedge, and live in a self-sufficient and beautiful kind of perfection. One might also become a Pythagorean or a monk and scholastic — but these were still escapes, renunciations of universality possible and […]Read more "Escaping Life’s Dubiousness"
Every genuine philosopher stands anew and alone in the midst of the same few questions, and in such a way that neither god nor devil can help if he has not begun to buckle down to the work of questioning. Only when this has happened can he learn from others like himself and thus truly […]Read more "Buckle Down"