Great Philosophers Who Failed at Love

By Andrew Shaffer

Few humans have failed at love as spectacularly because the nice philosophers. even supposing we respect their knowledge, heritage is suffering from the romantic mess ups of the main good women and men of all ages, including:

  • Friedrich Nietzsche: "Ah, girls. They make the highs better and the lows extra frequent." (Rejected by way of every body he proposed to, even if he saved asking and asking.)
  • Jean-Paul Sartre: "There are in fact grotesque girls, yet I desire people who find themselves pretty." (Adopted his mistress as his daughter.)
  • Louis Althusser: "The hassle is there are our bodies and, worse nonetheless, sexual organs." (Accidentally strangled his spouse to death.)

And dozens of different nice thinkers whose phrases we revere--but whose romantic judgements we must always stay away from in any respect costs.

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