23rd May 2024

Reply To: “The Disembodied Lady” (Year 1 Thur.)

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To me the Wittgenstein’s quote sounds quite bitterly if referred to Christina’s case. It’s like some of us need to lose something not realized to even exist so that we, as mankind, would get to know the thing at all.
But I don’t think our ‘blindness’ makes us any poorer or worse. We can learn what is important only through gaining experience… it’s a pity this process sometimes demands a loss of normal life. I believe the trouble with our human blindness begins when we start to forget what is crucial…