The company of a Philosopher 

by sunil on January 12, 2016

The philosopher in the bedroom is as ludicrous a figure as the philosopher in the nightclub. In both arenas, because the body is predominant and vulnerable, the mind becomes an instrument of silent, uninvolved assessment. Thought’s infidelity lies in its privacy. ‘If there is something that you cannot say to me,’ asks the lover, ‘things that you must think alone, then can you really be trusted
~ Alain de Botton, Essays on Love

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