The Value Of Self-Knowledge

“We come to knowledge when we come to life.”
—Wallace Stevens
“A man goes far to find out what he is.”
—Theodore Roethke
So long as the sun rises, human misery abounds. The self-help and psychiatry industries are therefore thriving, for trite books and yuppie dope now stand in for religion, the earnest practice of which is too demanding for most 21st century team members. (It’s not as if there’s a great lack of belief here in the US.)
Yet to be sure, that one person should turn to another for guidance is not in itself a bad thing. I glance at my library, for Read More

Source: Return of Kings

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