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Lying

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Words signify man’s refusal to accept the world as it is.Walter Kaufmann Sometimes you’ve just got to look reality in the face and deny it. Isn’t hope found finally in a (socially positive) sort of ‘lying’, a clear-eyed courage and a deep spiritual assurance? This natural social impulse could be literalized as something like: “even though you can’t help but be false, still always tell the truth.” I think this is actually the very beginning […]