Judge a man by his questions rather than his answers. – VoltaireRead more "Questions not Answers"
The problem of evil confronts modern man in both a collective and an individual form. During the last hundred and fifty years of the history of Western man, it has broken through on the widest possible front. It has undermined and destroyed the old cultural categories, but its course can also be followed in detail […]Read more "The Problem of Evil and its Expression through the Individual"
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 form of representation peculiar to the unconscious is not that of the conscious mind. It neither attempts nor is able to seize hold of and define its object in a series of discursive explanations, and reduce them to clarity by logical analysis. The way of the unconscious is different. Symbols gather round the thing […]Read more "The Patience of the True Teacher"
Being able to question means being able to wait, even for a life time. But an age for which the actual is only whatever goes fast and can be grasped with both hands takes questioning as “a stranger to reality,” as something that does not count as profitable. But what is essential is not counting […]Read more "Being able to Question"