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A dieta de Nietzsche

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No philosopher came close to solving the problem of guilt and weight until Descartes divided mind and body in two, so that the body could gorge itself while the mind thought, Who cares, it’s not me. The great question of philosophy remains: If life is meaningless, what can be done about alphabet soup? It was Leibniz who first said that fat consisted of monads. Leibniz dieted and exercised but never did get rid of his monads—at least, not the ones that adhered to his thighs. Spinoza, on the other hand, dined sparingly because he believed that God existed in everything and it’s intimidating to wolf down a knish if you think you’re ladling mustard onto the First Cause of All Things.

O trecho acima é de Woody Allen, para a New Yorker. Não é a primeira vez que o cineasta brinca com a comida em uma de suas crônicas.

Marcelo Träsel | 4.07.2006, 10:37 | TrackBack (0)