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Quote of the Week: Kierkegaard on the End of the World

February 25, 2012

Quote of the Week

end of the world clown

A fire broke out backstage in a theatre. The clown came out to warn the public; they thought it was a joke and applauded. He repeated it; the acclaim was even greater. I think that’s just how the world will come to an end: to general applause from wits who believe it’s a joke.  ~ Søren Kierkegaard

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