Monday, July 31, 2017

Commentary on Meditations: B4:30

One philosopher has no shirt, one has no book. Here is another half-naked: 'I have no bread', he says, 'but I am faithful to Reason.' But I for my part have all the food of learning, and yet I am not faithful.

Such a simple and straight-forward self-admonition.  If I were to re-write this and write it to myself, it would go something like this:  "You've been given all the resources and books and means to practice philosophy, yet you dabble.  You have a mansion, yet live and sleep on the porch.  You have a Maserati, but only drive it in the parking lot."

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