No one rises above himself who has not turned his most dangerous weapon against himself. One who wants to rise above himself shall climb down and hoist himself onto himself and lug himself to the place of sacrifice. But what must happen to a man until he realizes that outer visible success, that he can […]Read more "Someone must begin to stop being childish"
The animal does not rebel against its own kind. Consider animals: how just they are, how well-behaved, how they keep to the time-honored, how loyal they are to the land that bears them, how they hold to their accustomed routes, how they care for their young, how they go together to pasture, and how they […]Read more "Live your Animal"
However men may differ in disposition and in education, the foundations of human nature are the same in everyone. And every human being can draw in the course of his education from the inexhaustible wellspring of the divine in man’s nature. But here likewise two dangers threaten: a man may fail in his education to […]Read more "Fear; Fixed in Convention"
The tension of the future is unbearable in us. It must break through narrow cracks, it must force new ways. You want to cast off the burden, you want to escape the inescapable. Running away is deception and detour. Shut your eyes so that you do not see the manifold, the outwardly plural, the tearing […]Read more "The Future; The Way of What is to Come"
The eagle faced night light Drifts through my mind And casts a universe On the waves of the silk abyss. And I, the unmoved mover Too unmythical for remembrance, Verily consecrated in perception Observe through the mirror: Myself Being enveloped in the silky depths; My eyes melting in muck While I drown in puddled waves. […]Read more "The Eagle Faced Night Light"
The words that oscillate between nonsense and supreme meaning are the oldest and truest. – Jung (The Red Book – Liber Novus; The Desert)Read more "Absurdity and Meaning"