“… As long as he fought imaginary giants, Don Quixote was just play-acting. However once he actually kills someone, he will cling to his fantasies for all he is worth, because only they done meaning to his tragic misdeed. Paradoxically, the more sacrifices we make for an imaginary story, the more tenaciously we hold on to it, because we desperately want to give meaning to these sacrifices and to the suffering we have caused.” A passage from Homo Deus by Yuval Noah Harari.

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Edwan A. Wibawa

Edwan A. Wibawa

Currently reading The Righteous Mind: Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion by Jonathan Haidt