How Does It Feel? Affect, Apathy, and Historical Transition
Hengehold, Laura, Philosophy Today
Not only the five senses but also the so-called mental senses-the practical senses (will, love, etc.)-in a word, human sense-the human nature of the senses-comes to be by virtue of its object, by virtue of humanized nature. The forming of the five senses is a labor of the entire history of the world down to the present.
Marx, "Private Property and Communism," 1964, 141
Learning to see-accustoming the eye to calmness, to patience, to letting things come up to it; postponing judgment, learning to go around and grasp each individual case from all sides. That is the first preliminary for spirituality: not to react at once to a stimulus, but to gain control of all the …
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