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Philosophy and Literature 37 (2):267-290 (2013)

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We remain unknown to ourselves, we seekers after knowledge, even to ourselves: and with good reason. We have never sought after ourselves—so how should we one day find ourselves? . . . And so we necessarily remain a mystery to ourselves, we fail to understand ourselves, we are bound to mistake ourselves. There is only one salvation for you: take yourself up, and make yourself responsible for all the sins of men. For indeed it is so, my friend, and the moment you make yourself sincerely responsible for everything and everyone, you will see at once that it is really so, that it is you who are guilty on behalf of all and for all. The unnamed father in Cormac McCarthy’s The Road journeys with ..
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