“Every good quality has its bad side, and nothing good can come into the world without at once producing a corresponding evil.”
“An intimation of the terrible law that governs blind contingency, which Heraclitus called the rule of enantriodromia (a running towards the opposite), now steals upon modern man through the by-ways of his mind, chilling him with fear and paralyzing his faith in the lasting effectiveness of social and political measures in the face of these monstrous forces.”
The Spirtual Problem of Modern Man” (1928)
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