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All must believe that the situation is worse than it is before any will work to make it any better.
Every universal principle acquires its coherence by contradicting itself at the point of self-defense.
The point cannot be “You don’t have enemies.”
The skeptic towards every principle is often the biggest sucker for any product on the market.
Our pursuits of pleasures always articulate something universal which exceeds every particular pursuit: it pleases me to call this excess “principle.”
In the best of cases, it is the principled refusal to exempt oneself from a general misanthropy.
Solidarity pertains to principle at the risk of self-preservation, identification pertains to self-preservation at the risk of principle.