Friday, January 08, 2010

The schism - both sides of human consciousness - one coin?

“... In the Middle Ages both sides of human consciousness -
that which was turned within as that which was turned without
lay dreaming or half awake beneath a common veil.
The veil was woven of faith, illusion, and childish prepossession,
through which the world and history were seen clad in strange hues ...”
- The Civilization of the Renaissance in Italy
by Jacob Burckhardt

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