My Unexamined Life

She’s a fan of Nietzsche! “Humans, he suggests, are simultaneously driven by a will to truth and knowledge on the one hand and a will to illusion and ignorance on the other, both being indispensable components of a happy and worthy existence. At [in] Beyond Good and Evil, Nietzsche goes even further still. Here he celebrates “how from the beginning we have contrived to retain our ignorance . . . in order to enjoy life!”

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