“In a world of religious believers, ethnic wars and racism, why would an author dethroning each of these beliefs become so popular? Why do believers in God, Marxism or the nation buy a book telling them their gods are nothing but chimeras?”
Which is your character archetype, according to Theophrastus?
“What I look for myself in the writers I most admire and enjoy is insight into the ways human beings can experience a sense of being drawn or pulled toward something beyond themselves, and how their response to that can raise them to becoming something more than they were or perhaps than they could even have imagined.” – Prof. Eugene Webb. Interview by Felipe Cherubin.
If you could meet one of the most important philosophers of the past century, what would you ask him?
“When you only produce art to please people, it ceases to be authentic.”
From now on, if ever I come across a statue of Venus, I will look at it differently.