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Either/Or Chapter Summary & Analysis - Book 1, Either/Or : Chapter 8, Equilibrium Summary

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Book 1, Either/Or : Chapter 8, Equilibrium Summary and Analysis

The next portion of the work is entitled Equilibrium. "Between the Aesthetical and the Ethical in the Composition of Personality." For the first time in this work, the author writes about "either/or." He explains that for him, this is a fairly straightforward system of making decisions. He writes that individuals are apt to suffer from regret regardless of if they choose "either" and when they choose "or" instead. During the first pages of this, SK also writes about each individual, or certainly the author, "is nothing." This he asserts is because a human being is defined with respect to relationships and that's all. When there are no relationships then there is no real being. This is a matter for legitimate debate and can certainly be subjected to a great deal more examination by readers. He becomes...

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