Posts tagged character

Extract from Susan Sontag’s diary

“X” is when you feel yourself an object, not a subject. when you want to please and impress people, either by saying what they want to hear, or by shocking them, or by boasting + name-dropping, or by being very cool. …… The source of X is: I don’t know my own feelings….. ….So I look to other people (the other person) to tell me. Then the other person tells me what he or she would like my feelings to be…. ….That’s why I’m so interested in moral philosophy, which… Read More