The Art of Tetman Callis Lit & Crit Ain’t no cure for heaven

Ain’t no cure for heaven

“Is the desire for transcendence a matter of psychology—in which case it’s advisable to seek a good cure?  Or is the existence of that desire fundamental to any experience we could recognize as human?” – Susan Neiman, Evil in Modern Thought

4 thoughts on “Ain’t no cure for heaven”

  1. I agree. And essential to all people, I believe. Beware of those in lab coats and expensive suits who would seek to cure us of it or appropriate it for their own repressive ends.

  2. Yes, without imaginative transcendence there’s no space for empathy. Or steamed artichoke. Who’d have thought?

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