That answer is: one must live in the needs of the day--that is, forget oneself
. To forget himself in sleep was impossible now, at least till nighttime; he could not go back now to the music sung by the decanter-women; so he must forget himself in the dream of daily life.
"Love for our neighbor being made of creative attention is analogous to genius." To forget oneself
briefly to the point of fully recognizing him or her is to defy necessity.
I think it is quite easy to completely forget oneself
and get dragged into the lives of the people we're meeting and their problems, but instead I've been able to extract myself and step away." It's easy to understand how she might find herself becoming over-involved with the people she meets for The Fixer, which sees her tour the country meeting family businesses struggling to stay afloat.
To betray it would be to forget oneself
and to display an intolerable lack of integrity:
A garden should be restful and gentle, a place to forget oneself
( rather than a place to be constantly confronted by something dramatic or where one always worries about what friends or neighbours think.
Addressing the youth, the Archbishop pointed out that in a politically correct society, "It is much more sophisticated and daring to uphold, to be faithful, to forget oneself
and one's comfort, to be chaste, to be honest even in an inflated economic bubble, to be fair, in short, to be good."