The Book of Disquiet - Sections 71 - 108 Summary & Analysis

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Sections 71 - 108 Summary

In Section 71, Soares indicates that he believes that his active thinking life differentiates him from other people. Whereas other people live through their feelings, Soares writes that he lives through his thoughts. Soares shares in Section 76 his vision of an actual machine being built that will allow people the ability for self-analysis. Soares goes on to discuss the possibility of people existing on numerous planes or dimensions of being. For instance, he suggests that the dreams may exist in several dimensions including space, the ego, and the ideal.

Soares writes about a visit to the Tagus River in Section 79. He describes the bad smell coming from the river. To Soares, even the gulls appear to be stagnant. Again in Section 83, Soares describes the detail of what he sees and hears during a typical day in his life. At the middle of...

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