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By Wilmot E. Seattle: Number sixteen, University of Washington Chapbooks. Nothing illustrates better the philosophical provincialism and the immanent moralic taint of the Anglo-Saxon world than its almost studied ignorance of a philosophic Titan like Jules De Gaultier and its periodic slaver over Bergsons, Euckens, Unamunos, Spenglers and—but the list is interminable.
Hence Mr. With De Gaultier, the sadness of life is transformed into an aesthetic sensibility, eager to perpetuate the spectacle, to evoke it, to describe it. Or, dropping the metaphor, it appears that these three concepts may be harmonized and merged into one supreme generalization, namely, the will to live exuberantly in a world inherently one of illusion. Buddha knew this when he taught that neither the will-to-live nor the will-to-power could be destroyed until the will-to-illusion was abolished.
But, as De Gaultier has himself written to Mr. Here is the leitmotiv of all the tragedy and comedy of the planet. There is no truth.
To know the truth one would have to be the Absolute, God. Whatever is, is a romantic lie, as Emma Bovary discovered. This brochure ought to be read by every intellectual in America.
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