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Hegel's Last Words

"Not a single person can understand me, could it be something I did wrong?
No, it's every single person on Earth who is wrong."
"Not a single person can understand me, could it be something I did wrong? No, it's every single person on Earth who is wrong."

Supposedly Hegel's last words really were some kind of woeful lament about how no one had ever understood him. Since he's died, and indeed during his life, many philosophers have complained about his obscurism, and even accused him of intentionally writing badly to prevent people from understanding him. While some people, such as Hegel, believed his ideas are just that intrinsicly difficulty to understand, there are others, such as everyone else, who thought he probably could have done a better job explaining them.

Supposedly Hegel's last words really were some kind of woeful lament about how no one had ever understood him. Since he's died, and indeed during his life, many philosophers have complained about his obscurism, and even accused him of intentionally writing badly to prevent people from understanding him. While some people, such as Hegel, believed his ideas are just that intrinsicly difficulty to understand, there are others, such as everyone else, who thought he probably could have done a better job explaining them.

Philosophers in this comic: Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
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