“I’d rather catch a herring than the Zeitgeist. It’s not because I’m myself. The reason is that I read Heidegger. He writes about Das Man: like everyone would do. Yes, I read philosophy in my youth in parallel with the formation of my identity. In that way I think that the privileged children are those who should primarily contribute with philosophy and art. Any other way is mimbo jimbo.”
Suddenly, the lecturer’s chair, which is located behind him, explodes.
“This chair has exploded. I can’t sit on it.”