Thursday, October 8, 2015

Nietzche: "What has ever uplifted your soul"

On her great blog, Brain Pickings, Maria Popova quotes a passage from Nietzsche on how to find your identity: “Let the young soul survey its own life with a view of the following question: ‘What have you truly loved thus far? What has ever uplifted your soul, what has dominated and delighted it at the same time?’ ” Line up these revered objects in a row, Nietzsche says, and they will reveal your fundamental self.
http://www.nytimes.com/2015/10/06/opinion/david-brooks-the-big-university.html