Hermann Hesse Quote

You treat world history as a mathematician does mathematics, in which nothing but laws and formulas exist, no reality, no good and evil, no time, no yesterday, no tomorrow, nothing but an eternal, shallow, mathematical present.


The glass bead game (Magister Ludi). (ed. Holt McDougal, 1969)

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