Category Archives: Philosophy

A Plaint as Old as History

by hahvahd on 2016-03-26, no comments

“That “the world lieth in evil” is a plaint as old as history, old even as the older art, poetry; indeed, as old as that oldest of all fictions, the religion of priest-craft. All agree that the world began in a good estate, whether in a Golden Age, a life in Eden, or a yet […]


by hahvahd on 2013-04-14, no comments

“The stage for the narrator’s reflection on his present situation is set in the formless and colorless polar expanse to which his efforts have led him: It is true that I have thought more, and that my daydreams are more extended and magnificent [than those of schoolboys of fifteen], but they want (as the painters call it) […]