Monday, December 08, 2003
If you want to know yourself, see how others behave; if you want to understand others, look into your own heart
we need to explore not so much human psychology
as human history, society and politics
The most characteristic quality of modern man: the remarkable antithesis between an interior which fails to correspond to any exterior and an exterior which fails to correspond to any interior - an antithesis unknown to peoples of other times. Knowledge... now no longer acts as an agent for transforming the outside world but remains concealed.