“Thinking about this now, surrounded by the luggage-debris of a marriage, I wonder if the essential trouble comes, perhaps, from the fact that we do not live alone; that we live in the world. There are other voices out there from the start. How to know when to listen and when to be oblivious? How to know which point is the point? It’s difficult. The inner voice is soft, tentative. It often seems to be without any point at all. The temptation to listen to others is very great. As soon as they speak—all that is solid melts into air …
—Daniel Stern, from “The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: a story”Art Credit Richard Vergez

“Thinking about this now, surrounded by the luggage-debris of a marriage, I wonder if the essential trouble comes, perhaps, from the fact that we do not live alone; that we live in the world. There are other voices out there from the start. How to know when to listen and when to be oblivious? How to know which point is the point? It’s difficult. The inner voice is soft, tentative. It often seems to be without any point at all. The temptation to listen to others is very great. As soon as they speak—all that is solid melts into air …

Daniel Stern, from “The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels: a story”
Art Credit Richard Vergez

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