Thursday, March 17, 2005

reading & writing

(esoteria 1 - English version)

"Yes," said G. "One could find a lot by reading. Take yourself, for instance:
You could already know a whole lot, if you knew how to read. I mean, if you had understood everything you have read in your life, you already would know what you are looking for now. If you understood everything you wrote in your own book - what was it called again?" - [he made something completely incomprehensible of 'Tertium Organum'] "I would kneel down for you and ask you to teach me. But, you do not understand what you read, neither what you write. You do not even understand what the word 'understanding' means.


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