The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: kierkegaard

fragment from the shower

17 January 2006, around 11.28.

philosophical

at a loss

21 June 2008, around 2.18.

There is something outrageous in a person’s misdirecting a traveller who has lost his way and then leaving him to himself in error, yet what is that compared with causing someone to go astray in himself? The lost traveller, after all, has a consolation that the country around him is constantly changing, and with every […]

repetitio principii

29 April 2013, around 5.47.

…life’s earnestness is in no way to sit on the sofa and pick one’s teeth… —Søren Kierkegaard (Repetition, p.4) In Repetition Kierkegaard tells the story of two trips to Berlin – one of his attempts to prove the theory of repetition. On the first trip he had a grand time, stayed in a fine apartment, […]

Montaigne 1.26

10 July 2015, around 5.49.

Vanity & Vexation And besides, I do not compete wholesale with those old champions, and body to body; I do so by repetitions, by frequent and light attacks. I do not stubbornly grapple with them, but only try their strength, and if I try to keep pace with them, I do so hesitatingly. If I […]

unscientific

13 June 2017, around 14.32.

Books save lives.

Citation (60)

3 January 2018, around 5.53.

Kierkegaard reflects…

upbuilding and edification

10 January 2018, around 5.57.

Kierkegaard and Heidegger learn to swim.

repetition

2 November 2019, around 13.08.

…he who does not grasp that life is repetition and that this is the beauty of life, has condemned himself and deserves nothing better than what will happen to him – death. Hope is an enticing fruit that fails to satisfy, recollection sorrowful sustenance that fails to satisfy. But repetition is the daily bread that […]

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