to wrest oneself from moist, gastric intimacy and fly out over there, beyond oneself, to what is not oneself
This is the starting point of compassion: "to suffer with the other" is to think first of the other and not oneself
To love the church means also to have the courage to take difficult, painful decisions, always keeping the good of the church in mind, not oneself
," Benedict said to thundering applause.
His Holiness said: "To love the Church means also to have courage to take difficult, painful decisions, always keeping the good of the Church in mind, not oneself
Loving the Church meant, "having the courage to take difficult and anguished choices, always having in mind the good of the church and not oneself
," he said.
For Lacan, the mirror stage marks the original recognition of one's self as "me," as one looks in the mirror and understands that what one sees there is in some sense oneself but also not oneself
, and in being bounded and apparently complete, superior to oneself--what Lacan calls an "Ideal-I" (2) or ideal ego, a perfect version of oneself that one takes to be superior to one's actual and apparently less unified and less complete embodied self.
Thus, that the individual protected against aggression by means of deception is not oneself
should be of no consequence from a Kantian perspective.
My attitude was that of the very young in wartime: other people might be killed, but not oneself
Accomplishing goals for the glory of God, not oneself
However, to remember the '60s-to remember a time one did not oneself
experience fully, if at all--poses certain risks.
Levinas's argument is that to be a subject is to be aware of one's own uniqueness and of the separation of oneself from all that is not oneself