Todorov: Noble Causes

„How much easier it is to defend noble causes from afar than to practice those professed virtues oneself. The love of what is distant costs the individual less than the love of what is near.“ (p. 28) #Todorov #NobleCauses #virtues

Todorov, Tzvetan, Frail Happiness. An Essay on Rousseau; übersetzt von John T. Scott und Robert D. Zaretsky. University Park, PA: Pennsylvania State University Press 2001.