According to the French philosopher Jacques Derrida, the intimacy of friendship lies in the sensation of recognizing oneself in the eyes of another. https://t.co/sFbvqJJOZ4— The New Yorker (@NewYorker) June 19, 2020
By dint of age I am being reduced to the friends and family (almost all contemporaries, now) that I have.
I need to think about this idea from Derrida. Its seems at once familiar and false, and yet strange and true.