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Wikiquote has quotations related to: For them mankind–which they loved as much as we did–was a fully formed entity that had to be preserved and protected. Courier Dover Publications,p. You will ruin yourself if you do that.

During the s, Hesse felt that his psychological difficulties by which he experienced torment since youth needed to be dealt with through psychotherapy. I have no objection to worshiping this God Jehovah, far from it.

Only the ideas we actually live are of any value. The novel refers to the idea of Gnosticismparticularly the god Abraxasshowing the influence of Carl Jung ‘s psychology. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

In each individual the spirit has become flesh, jese each man the creation suffers, within each one a redeemer is nailed to the cross. Their childhood becomes hollow and gradually collapses, everything they love abandons them and they suddenly feel surrounded by the loneliness and mortal cold of the hermah. Wikipedia articles with BNF identifiers. If the human race were to vanish from the face of the earth save for one halfway talented child that had received no education, this child would rediscover the entire course of evolution, it would be capable of producing hermn once more, gods and demons, paradises, commandments, the Old and New Testament.


Retrieved from ” https: I mean the business with the two thieves. My story is not intended for them. That is why so many people live such an unreal life. Sign in with Facebook Sign in options. I was one who seeks, and I still am, but I no longer seek in the stars or in books; I’m beginning to hear the teachings of my blood pulsing within me.

They take the images outside them for reality and never allow the world within to assert itself. Sex, Surreality, and Demijsn Conformity: For the album by L’Aura, see Demian album. Why was that so very difficult? Very many are caught forever in this impasse, and for the rest of their lives cling painfully to an irrevocable past, hewe dream heran the lost paradise – which is the worst and most ruthless of dreams.

The bird flies to God. This page was last edited on 7 Decemberat Every god and devil that ever existed, be it among the Greeks, Chinese, or Zulus, are within us, exist as latent possibilities, as wishes, as alternatives. What isn’t part of ourselves doesn’t disturb us. But above all, a young Korean reader might take from Demian a Catcher in the Rye -style indictment of the generations above. Refresh and try again.


Demian. Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend Quotes by Hermann Hesse

Love must have the strength to become certain within itself. The first English translation by N. They all sense that the rules they live by are no longer valid, that they live according to archaic laws — neither their religion nor their morality is in any way suited to the needs of the present.

He has character, and people with character tend to receive the short end of the stick in biblical stories.

Demian. Die Geschichte von Emil Sinclairs Jugend Quotes

Far from a new humanity, what ultimately arrives is the First World War, and Hesse has his narrator end his recollections by describing himself wounded on a military hospital bed, never again to receive the guidance of Demian, also sent to the front as a soldier. But I mean we ought to consider everything sacred, the entire world, not merely this artificially separated half!

Such themes appear throughout Demian as semi-autobiographical reflections upon Hesse’s own exploration of Jungian philosophy.