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Single Idea 16000

[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 2. Invocation to Philosophy]

Full Idea

Fixed ideas are like a cramp in your foot: the best remedy is to stomp on them.

Gist of Idea

Fixed ideas should be tackled aggressively


Søren Kierkegaard (The Journals of Kierkegaard [1850], JP-III, 635)

Book Reference

Kierkegaard,Søren: 'Journals and Papers Vol. 3', ed/tr. Hong,Howard/Edna [Princeton ], p.635

A Reaction

Sound philosophical advice at any time. [SY] Does this apply in seminars, as well as in private meditation? [PG]