December 9th, 2012

Philosophy Cures Self-detestation

From Philosophy as an Art of Living by Costica Bradatan:

In this understanding of the Western tradition, the chief reason for studying philosophy is not a desire to know more about the world, but a profound sense of dissatisfaction with the state in which one finds oneself at a given moment. One day you suddenly, painfully realize that something important is missing in your life, that there is a gap between what you currently are and the sense of what you could be.

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