We see opinions as something important, actually essential, so we teach it in schools, set up courses to teach people to strengthen their opinions, we do everything we can think of to promote and enhance its importance. Why? Opinions are but weakness. Why do we want to strengthen our weakness?
It is true our opinions are a measure of our weakness. Because why should we have opinions on all kinds of things, that are irrelevant to us, if not for fear. And fear is weakness. We fear it to be nothing and hope that it to have an opinion changes us into something, and then we are no longer nothing. It is confusing, is it not? Chapter 28 >