Died: February 19, 1837, Zürich, Switzerland
Georg Büchner was a dramatist and writer of poetry and prose, considered part of the Young Germany movement. He was also a revolutionary, and the brother of physician and philosopher Ludwig Büchner.
Answering a quote with a quote, today's responsion is, “There is only one really serious philosophical problem,” Camus says, “and that is suicide."
Alone in a crowd, concerned with anything but the here-and-now, reality is revealing and a gift from the present, in this moment to no other. Solipsistic perhaps, but of this I am sure; unemployed doctors have not patience!