“The effect of music is so very much more powerful and penetrating than is that of the other arts, for these others speak only of the shadow, but music of the essence.” 524 more words
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Schopenhauer and his work, often characterized by a sense of harshness and brute ugliness, have been understood over time as an extremely pessimistic stance. However, this perception is a great misinterpretation of Schopenhauer’s philosophies of life, existence and meaning. 731 more words
Man can do what he wills, but he cannot will what he wills.
– Arthur Schopenhauer
As is the case with many German philosophers, a first reading of the quote will sound profoundly intellectual, deeply philosophical… and utterly unintelligible.712 more words
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Gotta admit, I’m feeling the misery lately. Actually, my alter ego, the Alleged Man is feeling it. I’m a fictional character so I feel awesome all the time even after I battle the Yeti, zombies, aliens, chupacabras and werewolves. 431 more words