Sunday: Hili dialogue

June 1, 2014 • 3:15 am

Hili is getting philosophical in her teenage years. . .

Hili: I’m pondering over being an sich
A: I do not understand.
Hili: When you’re asleep you’re a being an sich, and when you eat you’re a being für sich.

In Polish:
Hili: Zastanawiam się nad bytem w sobie…
Ja: Nie rozumiem?
Hili: Śpiący byt jest bytem w sobie, jedzący bytem dla siebie.

6 thoughts on “Sunday: Hili dialogue

  1. Hili seems admirably undisturbed by the release of Gitmo detainees. Or is she just bored?

    1. It’s a claws-ul in the kitteh contract, they take no prisoners. (The feeding staff are always volunteers.)

    1. The answer is very simple: Hili knew the Polish terminology but I didn’t know the English. So I just stayed with German…

  2. I’m with Andrzej. I don’t understand philosophy. I suspect Hili doesn’t either — how could she? She’s too smart to fall for it — and is just pulling Andrzej’s leg….


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