The Value Of Being A Loner

“The vulgar, that is, indeed, all mankind, a few excepted.”
–David Hume
“The crowd is untruth.”
–Soren Keirkegaard
If you read the biographies of great philosophers from the days when Philosophy meant a way of life, rather than just a recondite branch in the academic “knowledge” industry, you will see that very few of those great men from the pre-Socratics up through Nietzsche were much for marriage and social life. Most were loners. Many were solitaries. Very few married. For, given the quality of their minds, and in some cases, the quality of their characters, they could not relate well to most people. So Read More

Source: Return of Kings

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