Lecture_schemata_2

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Unformatted text preview: _________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________. Says Schopenhauer: "[W]e generally find pleasure [at the satisfaction of our desires] to be not so nearly as pleasant as we expected, and pain [at the frustration of our desires] very much more painful." (45) 3. __________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________________________________________ ____________________________________________________________________________________________________. (Schopenhauer thinks there are two ways in which desire can be frustrated, i.e. two kinds of pain or suffering: one can suffer by having an unfulfilled desire with a specific aim, or by having a desire with no specific aim.) In Schopenhauer's own words: "No little part of the torment of existence lies in this, that Time is continually pressing upon us, never letting us take breath, but always coming after us, like a taskmaster with a...
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