“[…] all he had to do was to observe what the others did or did not do in order to do it or not do it himself, their omissions were his activities, his activities were their omissions, a simple trick in which he had been able to achieve great facility from earliest childhood, by constantly observing everything around him, by a persistently testing and receiving and rejecting of everything other than himself, his character, his mind […]”

Thomas Bernhard, Correction

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