Thoughts while writing philosophy...



During the course of writing philosophy essays, i always - always - have a moment where i feel completely, utterly and irretrievably stupid. It's quite disconcerting. I wonder if Nietzsche or Sartre had this problem? Probably not actually. They were probably more worried that they were intelligent, utterly wrong and bucking for a lightning bolt from the heavens with a note attached saying "Bloody smart arse".

14/6/98


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