„Deep within every human being there still lives the anxiety over the possibility of being alone in the world“

— Søren Kierkegaard, Context: Deep within every human being there still lives the anxiety over the possibility of being alone in the world, forgotten by God, overlooked among the millions and millions in this enormous household. One keeps this anxiety at a distance by looking at the many round about who are related to him as kin and friends, but the anxiety is still there, nevertheless, and one hardly dares think of how he would feel if all this were taken away. Journals VII 1A 363

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