Happy Fourth of July: THERE SHALL BE NO DIVORCE – A Declaration of Condescension

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2VjMXkYP1y4&t=24s “And Lo, for the Earth was empty of Form, and void. And Darkness was all over the Face of the Deep. And We said: 'Look at that fucker Dance.” I declared months ago (months and months and months ago?) that I was planning to read through David Foster Wallace's tome 'Infinite Jest' this summer. … Continue reading Happy Fourth of July: THERE SHALL BE NO DIVORCE – A Declaration of Condescension

Nietzsche Decribes His Early Desire for a Philosophical Teacher, And His Discovery of Arthur Schopenhauer – A Passage from ‘Untimely Meditations’ that Speaks to Wisdom in Tough Times

SCHOPENHAUER AS EDUCATOR, by Friedrich Nietzsche from his work 'Untimely Meditations', also translated as Unfashionable Observations and Thoughts Out Of Season, consists of four works, started in 1873 and completed in 1876. Section 2. In order to describe properly what an event my first look into Schopenhauer's writings was for me, I must dwell for … Continue reading Nietzsche Decribes His Early Desire for a Philosophical Teacher, And His Discovery of Arthur Schopenhauer – A Passage from ‘Untimely Meditations’ that Speaks to Wisdom in Tough Times