Tuesday, November 20, 2012
The North Lake Tahoe Bonanza on gratitude.
There is an aphorism dating from the 17th Century that says, in German, “Denken ist Danken” — to think is to thank. The 20th Century philosopher Martin Heidegger expanded on this idea to say that genuine thinking, by which he meant contemplating the meaning of being human, inherently leads to gratitude.
Of course! What is that famous phrase of Heidegger's? I think it must have been Die Frage nach dem menchlich-sein ueberhaupt...
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