Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: an accidental wilderness
Karen Horney (Neurosis and Human Growth) seems to warn about the mental trap of Descarte's "I think, therefore I am". Same with Yumeno Kyūsaku's novel Dogra Magra, although here it comes in the form of an unreliable character narration so validity is thrown into question. In some way this reminds me of Virginia Woolf's "sane truth and insane truth", that perhaps the boundary between objective truth/reality vs. fantasy exists perpendicular to instead of overlapping with the distinction between (what we perceive to be) sanity and insanity. I will be able to formulate more detailed thoughts after finishing her book, but this was an interesting point of consideration.