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Liquid Modernity by Zygmunt Bauman
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Ernesto Sabato
“La vida aparece a la luz de este razonamiento como una larga pesadilla, de la que, sin embargo, uno puede liberarse con la muerte, que sería, así una especie de despertar. ¿Pero despertar a qué? Esa irresolución de arrojarse a la nada absoluta y eterna me ha detenido en todos los proyectos de suicidio. A pesar de todo, el hombre tiene tanto apego a lo que existe, que prefiere finalmente soportar su imperfección y el dolor que causa su fealdad, antes que aniquilar la fantasmagoría de un acto de propia voluntad.”
Ernesto Sabato, El túnel

Ernesto Sabato
“But far from making me happy, this new María depressed and saddened me, because I knew this aspect of the woman I loved was alien to me and must somehow belong to Hunter or some other man.”
Ernesto Sabato, El túnel

Primo Levi
“Auschwitz is outside of us, but it is all around us, in the air. The plague has died away, but the infection still lingers and it would be foolish to deny it. Rejection of human solidarity, obtuse and cynical indifference to the suffering of others, abdication of the intellect and of moral sense to the principle of authority, and above all, at the root of everything, a sweeping tide of cowardice, a colossal cowardice which masks itself as warring virtue, love of country and faith in an idea.”
Primo Levi, If This Is a Man / The Truce

Clarice Lispector
“Putting my hand in someone else’s has always been my definition of happiness. Before I fall asleep, often - in that small struggle not to lose consciousness and go into the greater world - often, before I get up the courage to go into the vastness of sleep, I pretend that someone has my hand in theirs, and then I go, go to that enormous absence of form that is sleep. And when even after that I don’t have courage, I dream.”
Clarice Lispector

Ernesto Sabato
“Essa irresolução de lançar-se ao nada absoluto e eterno foi o que me deteve em todos os meus projetos de suicídio. Apesar de tudo, o homem é tão apegado ao que existe que acaba preferindo suportar sua imperfeição e a dor que causa sua fealdade, a aniquilar a fantasmagoria com um ato de vontade própria.”
Ernesto Sabato, El túnel

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