“Ne te quaesiveris extra: Bloom, Cioran e a autodependência” – Rodrigo Menezes

Apenas dura aquilo que foi concebido na solidão, diante de Deus, quer sejamos crentes quer não.CIORAN, Do inconveniente de ter nascido, p. 54. Crer em Deus nos dispensa de crer em qualquer outra coisa – o que é uma vantagem inestimável. Sempre invejei os que creem nele, ainda que crer-se Deus me pareça mais fácil do… Continue lendo “Ne te quaesiveris extra: Bloom, Cioran e a autodependência” – Rodrigo Menezes

“Self-Reliance or Mere Gnosticism” – Harold BLOOM

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=b04zs6QHuWM I am to invite men drenched in Time to recover themselves and come out of time, and taste their native immortal air.– RALPH WALDO EMERSON https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLPazL-wcwM&t=4s If you seek yourself outside yourself, then you will encounter disaster, whether erotic or ideological. That must be why Ralph Waldo Emerson, in his  central  essay,  “Self-Reliance”  (1840),… Continue lendo “Self-Reliance or Mere Gnosticism” – Harold BLOOM

“Self-Reliance, or Mere Gnosticism” – Harold BLOOM

Even the most spiritual of autobiographies is necessarily a song of the self. At sixty-five, I find myself uncertain just when my self was born. I cannot locate it in my earliest memories of childhood, and yet I recall its presence in certain memories of reading, particularly of the poets William Blake and Hart Crane,… Continue lendo “Self-Reliance, or Mere Gnosticism” – Harold BLOOM