Tag Archives: individuality

The Individual is a fetter.

Too much “anarchism” is just the radicalization of bourgeois individuality.

Two kinds of individuality.

The first takes pleasure in commonality, the second takes refuge in it.

We are individuals, they are a collective.

The fallacy of titles like “Socrates and Asian Thought” can quickly be exposed by turning the tables: a title like “Zhu Xi and Western Thought” clearly suffers from an overgeneralization.


A captain navigates the ship of state. The skiff of individuality seeks safe harbors.


The greatest affronts to “individualism” or “individuality” are launched from the sociological front.

What is taken for granted?

Those engaged with what “I think” speak highly of their solitude and little of their individuality. Those immersed in what “they say” do just the reverse.