O Weakness

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 learns Advertisements

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River of Life

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. solitudinus

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O Strength

How quickly you turn equivocal things unequivocal; How quickly the self over-imposes and demands things for its security. -Only the doer learns

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Escaping Life’s Dubiousness

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 […]

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Buckle Down

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 […]

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