Kierkegaard Against the Hedge Fund Managers

For the knight [of faith] will  then, in the first place, have the strength to concentrate the whole of his life's content and the meaning of reality in a single wish. If a person lacks this concentration, this focus, his soul is disintegrated from the start, and then he will never come to make the movement, he will act prudently in life like those capitalists who invest their capital in every kind of security so as to gain on the one what they lose on the other – in short, he is not a knight. - Søren Kierkegaard, Fear and Trembling (Hannay translation, Penguin edition), p. 47-48

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