Friday, July 26, 2019

Absorption in the actual …

… Robert Cording, Simon Weil, and "Attention" - Image Journal. (Hat tip, Dave Lull.)

To look with true love at another person — say, someone who is suffering — means, for Weil, to look with an attention in which “the soul empties itself of all its own contents in order to receive into itself the being it is looking at, just as he is, in all his truth.”

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