Author Topic: Poetry and Self-Pity  (Read 798 times)

Offline zarus tathra

Poetry and Self-Pity
« on: February 04, 2014, 08:03:18 PM »
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?"Belief is always most desired, most pressingly needed, when there is a lack of will." -Friedrich Nietzsche

Ideals are imperfect. Morals are self-serving.

Online Shiranu

Re: Poetry and Self-Pity
« Reply #1 on: February 04, 2014, 08:48:36 PM »
Only applicable to Western culture, and even then only a small segment of it. Boring,

Offline zarus tathra

Re: Poetry and Self-Pity
« Reply #2 on: February 06, 2014, 11:33:48 AM »
Yes, it's applicable to Western culture. And the reason that minority is inspired to do this in our culture instead of other cultures is because of the degree to which our culture rewards self-pity.
?"Belief is always most desired, most pressingly needed, when there is a lack of will." -Friedrich Nietzsche

Ideals are imperfect. Morals are self-serving.