Søren Says

It belongs to the imperfection of everything human that man can only attain his desire by passing through its opposite.


  1. Rufus McCain says

    Holy frijole. What would Girard say to that?!

  2. That explains why I always crave ice cream when I am on the stairmaster.


  3. The Ironic Catholic says

    You know, I think Pachomian monasticism argued that too. They were (ahem, cough cough) heretics….

    On another topic…why hasn’t there been a Dillard post yet here?

  4. Works from a physical standpoint. The sex drive makes a man want to “pass thru” a woman, his opposite.

  5. Rufus McCain says

    I suspect SK means this not in any heretical sense, but in the sense of having to pass through suffering and death in order to obtain happiness and life.

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