The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: autobiography


6 March 2003, around 8.55.

When I contemplate the common lot of mortality, I must acknowledge that I have drawn a high prize in the lottery of life. The far greater part of the globe is overspread with barbarism and slavery; in the civilized world the most numerous class is condemned to ignorance and poverty; and the double fortune of […]

Crambe repetita (14)

11 December 2008, around 1.49.

Thomas Carlyle, Sartor Resartus.

the heart of the matter

6 December 2010, around 6.44.


6 March 2017, around 5.19.

Notes on reading Judith Butler as a tonic to Rousseau.

Citation (75)

3 September 2023, around 12.28.

Ferrante on Stein, Hemingway, and truth in fiction.

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