“In Silence there is eloquence. Stop weaving and see how the pattern improves.”

Rumi stumbled out of Casino Balkh at 7 AM sharp after losing his last Dirham. He adored living life on the wild side. “Everything has its price” he claimed, that’s why he lost his golden bracelets, rings…

“A woman sees in the world what she carries in her phone.”

In 1775, Goethe was invited on the strength of his fame as the author of The Sorrows of Young Werther to the court of Karl August, the Duke of Saxe-Weimar-Eisenach. Goethe thus went to live in Weimar, where…

“Chaos is rejecting all you have learned, Chaos is being Punk.”

In 1937, Cioran ditched his parent’s house and his home country Romania to go to Paris and spread Punk ideology. He crossed the French border illegally with the help of a couple of Țuică shots. Noroc! …

“Accepting the absurdity of everything around us is one step, a necessary experience: it should not become a dead end. It arouses a revolt that can become fruitful.”

Camus was amidst the crowd in “Le Charcutier Aoun” for around three hours looking for cheap cooking oil. It was the 1940s…

“Life is a business that does not cover the costs.”

Throughout his life, Schopenhauer spent most of his mornings hung-over at coffee shops.
Coffee in the morning, liquor in the evening.
Genius by day, junkie by night.

It was a Tuesday morning of the year 1814 in Gottingen; Schopenhauer arrives…

“We learn from history that we do not learn from history.”

Why don’t people learn from history?
There is an assumption in this previous question that should be questioned: “Is history worth learning from?” or “Can we actually learn from history?”

Let’s take the example of war, after each war…

“Music has taken a bad turn; these young people have no idea how to write a melody, they just give us shavings, which they dress up to look like a lion’s mane and shake at us… It’s as if they avoid melodies, for fear of having perhaps stolen them from…

“What is peculiar to modern societies is not that they consigned sex to a shadow existence, but that they dedicated themselves to speaking of it ad infinitum, while exploiting it as the secret.”

One Monday morning, the postman is walking through the neighborhood on his usual route. This postman happens…

“Eating shit is all very well, but you can’t always eat the same shit. So, I try to get hold of some new shit.”

Lacan on Eating Shit: The function of what we call a cultural trend is to mix and homogenize. Something emerges and has certain qualities, a certain…

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