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Single Idea 22090

[catalogued under 23. Ethics / F. Existentialism / 2. Nihilism]

Full Idea

Time flows, life is a stream, people say, and so on. I do not notice it. Time stands still, and I with it.

Gist of Idea

For me time stands still, and I with it


report of Søren Kierkegaard (Either/Or: a fragment of life [1843], I:26) by Clare Carlisle - Kierkegaard: a guide for the perplexed 3

Book Reference

Carlisle,Clare: 'Kierkegaard: guide for the perplexed' [Continuum 2006], p.60

A Reaction

This is from the spokesman for the aesthetic option in life, which is largely pleasure-seeking. No real choices ever occur.