Kierkegaard: “the wits who believe that it is a joke”

Basic truths are timeless.

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“It happened that a fire broke out backstage in a theater. The clown came out to inform the public. They thought it was a jest and applauded. He repeated his warning. They shouted even louder. So I think the world will come to an end amid the general applause from all the wits who believe that it is a joke.”

Søren Kierkegaard

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