November 10

“There is no follower [of Christ] at second hand. The first and the latest generation are essentially alike, except that the latter generation has the occasion in the report of the contemporary generation, whereas the contemporary generation has the occasion in its immediate contemporaneity and therefore owes no generation anything.”

~Source: Philisophical Fragments (1844)
Author: Søren Kierkegaard using the pseudonym Johannes Climacus