We live our whole lives in plurality--either in public, in private, or in solitude--but even even in solitude, there are always two sides in dialogue.
Posted on 6 September 2015 | 8:00 pm
“One feels very lonely in this country; this has to do in particular with the fact that everyone is very busy and that for most people the need for leisure simply ceases to exist after a certain amount of time.” – Hannah Arendt to Gershom Scholem, November 4, 1943 Hannah Arendt had lived for a…Read more Too Busy to Think
Posted on 28 May 2013 | 11:22 am
“In solitude a dialogue always arises, because even in solitude there are always two.” -Hannah Arendt, Denktagebuch In the back of a volume of letters between Louise von Salome and Rainer Maria Rilke, Hannah Arendt wrote in pencil: “253, 256, Einsamkeit.” On the corresponding pages, she marked out two passages from a letter from Rilke…Read more Even in Solitude There are Always Two
Posted on 19 November 2012 | 11:56 am
Dan Gettinger is a student at Bard College. Lately I’ve been reflecting on my activity surrounding Occupy Wall St. Remembering the minutes before I was arrested on the Brooklyn Bridge, I wonder what I was thinking in those moments. The truth is that I was there largely by accident. I read about the Occupy movement…Read more “Ojos Sin Luz” (Eyes Without Light)-Dan Gettinger
Posted on 30 November 2011 | 1:48 pm