“A human being is part of a whole, called by us the ‘Universe,’ a part limited in time and space.
“He experiences himself, his thoughts and feelings, as something separated from the rest–a kind of optical delusion of his consciousness.
“This delusion is a kind of prison for us, restricting us to our personal desires and to affection for a few persons nearest us.
“Our task must be to free ourselves from this prison by widening our circles of compassion to embrace all living creatures and the whole of nature in its beauty.” [larger picture here]
We are all better artists than we realize. – Nietszche
The aim of his work, he tells us several times, is to destroy the rationalization of the Revenge motive, to lay bare every hidden resentment in every philosophy that provides justifications for intolerance and hatred, says Robert Anton Wilson.