Tuesday, June 21, 2005

"'I know your character,' he said to me. 'His name is Erostratus. He wanted to become famous and he couldn't find anything better to do than to burn down the temple of Ephesus, one of the seven wonders of the world.'"(Sartre from short story Ersostratus found in intimacy: the brilliant study of the corruption of love)

(more at American Idealism |Loneliness, Self-Display, Protection & the Nihilist |February 13th 2005 )

:: note :: . . . two years back , while waiting for a car repair, was forced to stay the night in a highway motel . . . in the reading room found a panther paperback with the jacket blurb: "Leaves 'Lady Chatterley's Lover asleep at the post' - PUNCH . . .Sartre? . . . since then it has been the car read . . . read while waiting & nothingness knaws . . .