The division of persons

“To bring about similarity among people in the world, to apportion to people, if possible equally, the conditions of temporality, is indeed something that preoccupies worldliness to a high degree. But even what we may call the well-intentioned worldly effort in this regard never comes to an understanding with Christianity. Well-intentioned worldliness remains piously, if you will, convinced that there must be one temporal condition, one earthly dissimilarity—found by means of calculations and surveys or in whatever other way—that is equality.”

Søren Kierkegaard, Works of Love (1847)

Also filed under Quotes

“The absence of original thought.”

Browse the archive

“Trial of the value or nature of a thing.”
“Click, click, clack.”
“Smaller than an essay, larger than a thought.”
“The absence of original thought.”
“The knowledge of how to make things.”