Chapter 10: Childhood: An Education in Psychological Slavery
I have no status at all, I am an ordinary person. Hence I say my commune is absolutely extraordinary, because when has it happened that a commune functioned around an ordinary person? This is for the first time. And to be with an ordinary person like me needs tremendous courage, because I don’t fulfill any of your childish desires, I don’t fulfill any of your fantasies, I don’t give you any hope, any promises.
To be with me is enough proof that my commune is absolutely extraordinary - but I am an ordinary person.