I argue for that interpretation more directly in “Why Existentialism should Replace Spirituality.”

But yeah, an interesting implication of the distinction between our lower and higher selves is that lots of humans may not be fully people. This is what elitist philosophers, from Plato to Nietzsche mean by speaking of the vulgar, unenlightened masses.

I always found it strange how close Confucius is to Aristotle.

Knowledge condemns. Art redeems. I learned that as an artistic writer who did a doctorate in philosophy. We should try to see the dark comedy in all things.

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