Imago lacus

The picture above was taken by a dear friend, the American poet Debra Kang Dean (please do not use it without permission). I met Debra three years before, when I went to Walden to work with his late husband Brad, a great Thoreau scholar. Once we spent hours tracking this quotation: "Some men go fishing all their lives without ever realizing it's not fish they are after." We concluded that Thoreau never wrote it, but si non è vero...

Thursday, January 12, 2012

Hermano Luis (Wittgenstein)

En otras épocas, los hombres ingresaban en monasterios. ¿Se trataba de hombres tontos o embotados? Bien, si tales personas emplearon tales medios para poder seguir viviendo, ¡el problema no puede ser fácil!

Ludwig Wittgenstein
Aforismos sobre cultura y valor (Espasa Calpe, 1995)

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