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You can be happy that way. My story isn’t pleasant, it’s not sweet and harmonious like the invented stories; it tastes of folly and bewilderment, of madness and dream, like the life of all people who no longer hhese to lie to themselves. For the average person this is the point when the demands of his own life come into the sharpest conflict with his environment, when the way forward has to be sought with the bitterest means at his command.

That God’s name is Abraxas. The egg is the world. Everyone goes through this crisis. There is no reality except the one contained within us.

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Sex, Surreality, and Social Conformity: Peter Collier and Judy Davies, ed. Retrieved from ” https: You will ruin yourself if you do that. Until now I had felt completely at home in the story of the Crucifixion. Other people live in dreams, but not in their own. For us mankind was a distant future toward which we were all journeying, whose aspect no one knew, whose laws weren’t written down anywhere. Why was that so very difficult?


I was one who seeks, and I still am, but I no longer seek in the stars or in books; I’m beginning to hear the teachings of my blood pulsing within me. You can follow him at his web siteon Twitter colinmarshallor on Facebook. In doing so, Hesse believed we could discover our inner selves and fulfill our purposes in life.

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You understand that, don’t you? Everything else is moral and I am after something that isn’t.

Why Do Koreans Love Herman Hesse’s Demian Above All Other Western Novels? – BLARB

Their childhood becomes hollow and gradually collapses, everything they love abandons them and they suddenly feel surrounded by the loneliness and mortal cold of the universe. Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers.

And instead of merely winning demjan woman he embraced the entire world and every star in heaven glowed within him and sparkled with joy in his soul. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

We had awoken, or were awakening, and we were striving for an ever perfect state of wakefulness, whereas the hernan and quest for happiness of the others consisted of linking their opinions, ideals, and duties, their life and happiness, ever more closely with those of the herd.


Now I saw that many, no, all men were capable of dying for one.

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Why was that so very hermann But most people love to lose themselves. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options.

Demian in particular, Sellar writes, also taps inadvertently into the particular Korean storytelling sensibility: Accompanied and dfmijan by his mysterious classmate and friend ‘Max Demian’, he detaches from and revolts against the superficial ideals of the world of appearances and eventually awakens into a realization of self.

Sinclair’s entire existence can be summarized as a struggle between two worlds: That is why every man’s story is important, eternal, sacred; that is why every man, demiijan long as he lives and fulfills the will of nature, is wondrous, and worthy of consideration.