Friday, August 18, 2017.
If so, then Kant’s “freedom” is a freedom from pleasure, hope, imagination and passion. It is a freedom that blindly and mechanistically follows the way of psychic fate to arrive at its logical conclusion.
But I am interested in getting at the truth. And is that where truth lives? Is truth always in every logical conclusion? Somehow, I doubt it. I cannot imagine a truth without pleasure, hope, imagination, beauty and passion…
“People are a strange sort of creature,” someone said to me once. Yes, people are I think. Quite strange indeed.