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American Sanity: The Transcendentalist Challenge

No shepherd and one herd! Everybody wants the same, everybody is the same: whoever feels different goes voluntarily into a madhouse. Friedrich Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra He was a bright young scholar who excelled at Ancient Greek and had a life-long appreciation for Goethe and Shakespeare. He deeply admired Emerson. He published prose and poetry until, after a certain episode, he was declared insane and committed to an asylum. After his release, his spent the last years of his life under the care of his sister, and died around the turn of the century. I refer, of course, to Jones Read more