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Quote. Or, alternate title: Can I go one weekend without an existential thought?

Updated: Sep 7, 2020


"If you would resist the subsumption of the self into the amorphous and brutalised herd you must first ask the grail question - ‘Who am I?"


-John Dunn*, Child of Encounter: The Death and Resurrection of the Self



*not to be confused with poet John Donne or author John Dunne. Different dudes.

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