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German Romantic fragments: Friedrich Holderlin

Unless we make ideas aesthetic, that is, mythological, they are of no interest to the people, and vice versa: until mythology is rational, it will be an embarrassment to philosophy. Thus those who are enlightened and those who are not must finally make common cause, mythology must become philosophical, to make the people rational, and philosophy must become mythological, to make philosophy sensuous.


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a husband and father || a student of philosophy, theology, history, literature, music, art, computer science


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