Recently, I have been delving into the work of Arthur Schopenhauer. Known as a student and appreciator of Buddhism and other Indian Philosophies, I was keen to read him. 509 more words
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Like a butterfly, I read from book to book, from one book shop to another. In 70s southern Taiwan, summer heat lingered into late evenings. At nine o’clock in the evening, the stores began to shut, I put down my last book; I remerged from a cavernous book-mart; I unlocked my bike, then cycled home. 867 more words
“All truth passes through
First, it is ridiculed.
Second, it is violently opposed.
Third, it is accepted as being self-evident.”
~ Arthur Schopenhauer