“Boredom is certainly not an evil to be taken lightly: it will ultimately etch lines of true despair…”

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“Boredom is certainly not an evil to be taken lightly: it will ultimately etch lines of true despair onto a face. It makes beings with as little love for each other as humans nonetheless seek each other with such intensity, and in this way becomes the source of sociability.”

Arthur Schopenhauer, The World as Will and Representation

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