Archive for January, 2015


Minima Moralia of an E.X.

January 11, 2015

“The quid pro quo between one’s own guilt and that of others, is resolved in favor of whoever has come off best.” After so long a life you will quite lose the capacity to distinguish who did what harm to whom. In your abstract conception of universal wrong, all of your concrete responsibilities have already vanished……I don’t live serenely but with a peculiarly chaste hardness and intolerance. Lacking appropriate objects, my love scarcely express itself except by hatred for inappropriate, in which admittedly I am coming to resemble you. You are, however, tolerant.