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Kierkegaard on Nonconformity, the Individual vs. the Crowd, and the Power of the Minority
Kierkegaard on Nonconformity, the Individual vs. the Crowd, and the Power of the Minority

“Truth always rests with the minority … because the minority is generally formed by those who really have an opinion, while the strength of a majority is illusory, formed by the gangs who have no opinion.”

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Kierkegaard on Our Greatest Source of Unhappiness
Kierkegaard on Our Greatest Source of Unhappiness

“Of all ridiculous things the most ridiculous seems to me, to be busy.”

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Why Haters Hate: Kierkegaard Explains the Psychology of Bullying and Online Trolling in 1847
Why Haters Hate: Kierkegaard Explains the Psychology of Bullying and Online Trolling in 1847

“Showing that they don’t care about me, or caring that I should know they don’t care about me, still denotes dependence.”

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Kierkegaard on Why Anxiety Powers Creativity Rather Than Hindering It
Kierkegaard on Why Anxiety Powers Creativity Rather Than Hindering It

“Because it is possible to create — creating one’s self, willing to be one’s self… — one has anxiety. One would have no anxiety if there were no possibility whatever.”

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