Until we make ideas aesthetic, that is, mythological, they are of no interest to the people, and vice versa: until mythology is rational, it will be an embarrassment to philosophy.
Oldest Programme for a System of German Idealism. Holderlin, Schelling, Hegel.
‘O don’t bother with it,’ Paul says, ‘what I speak is folly both to the Jew and the Greek. Live with me here, here in
embarrassment babble. Kisses and hugs.’