Superficial Writing and Introspection

ludwig wittgenstein‘Whoever is unwilling to descend into himself, because it is too painful, will of course remain superficial in his writing.’ And in the following year he wrote: ‘The truth can be spoken only by one who rests in it; not by one who still rests in falsehood, and who reaches out from falsehood to truth just once.’

http://www.lrb.co.uk/v03/n21/norman-malcolm/wittgensteins-confessions

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