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Like individual wills, the genuine ones are divided against themselves.
Hence “the individual” is irreducible to the notion of “one human body.”
The ancients understood an individual without a community to be like a hand without a body. How creepy the modern individual would appear to them!
The individual goes with the universal. The particular goes with the general.
A tremendous pessimist when it comes to individual agency can be a tremendous optimist when it comes to collective action.
The individual, like the species, becomes interesting at the moment its cruelty turns inwards.
We now know that the atom can be split and with what results.
Like every interesting individual, you are far from indivisible.