Blick ins Chaos

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  “Nichts ist aussen, nichts ist innen, denn was aussen ist, ist innen.” The Brothers Karamazov – The Downfall of Europe (1920) by Hermann Hesse, translated by Stephen Hudson. It appears to me that what I call the Downfall of Europe is foretold and explained with extreme clearness in Dostoevsky’s works and in the most…
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How to Be

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  You shall be, but not key Be great, but don’t be prodigious Be little, but don’t be invisible Be successful, but don’t be resounding Be servile, but don’t be worthless Be imaginative, don’t be ingenious Be useful, don’t be fertile Be charming, don’t be loving Be capable, don’t be talented Be powerful and mighty…
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