The agreeable eye

an eudæmonistarchives

More specifically concerning: self examination

Citation (5)

14 January 2003, around 9.52.

from the Journals of Charlotte Forten Grimké…

Perhaps

28 January 2003, around 11.07.

Dusk, rain. I don’t know. Maybe I was expecting something different. It’s possible. Something other than the nights of fog and afternoons of rain, rudely punctuated by dawns and dusks and gloamings serene and unencumbered. Come to think of it, though, no one uses the word ‘gloaming’ anymore; nobody sane, anyway. Certainly not the young […]

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 […]

self-as-character

16 May 2016, around 14.14.

This a juxtaposition of two quotations about self presentation, from Erving Goffman and Simone Weil.

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