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    Losing faith in your own singularity is the start of wisdom, I suppose; also the first announcement of death.
    Peter Conrad (b. 1948)

    The concept of a person is logically prior to that of an individual consciousness. The concept of a person is not to be analysed as that of an animated body or an embodied anima.
    —Sir Peter Frederick Strawson (b. 1919)

    It is very difficult to be wholly joyous or wholly sad on this earth. The comic, when it is human, soon takes upon itself a face of pain; and some of our griefs ... have their source in weaknesses which must be recognized with smiling compassion as the common inheritance of us all.
    —Joseph Conrad (1857–1924)