Re: What is your favorite Buber quote??
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Written by Russ Bledsoe at 29 Dec 2000 18:46:05:
As an answer to: What is your favorite Buber quote?? written by Peter Spalding at 24 Dec 2000 01:21:32:
"But this is the exalted melancholy of our fate, that every THOU in our world must become an IT. It does not matter how exclusively present the THOU was in the direct relation. As soon as the relation has been worked out or has been permeated with a means, the THOU becomes an object among objects-perhaps the chief, but still one of them, fixed in its size and limits" I AND THOU p.16