We take our little selves even into this analysis of the past and present. We do not see them with really impersonal eyes. The perspective is still egoistic. We do not care to accept the truth about ourselves. The task is impossible to our present stage of development. It cannot be done. But this does not mean it is not worth trying. It is. For though we shall come nowhere near to adequacy and to perfect honesty, we shall certainly move somewhat nearer.
-- Notebooks Category 2: Overview of Practices Involved > Chapter 1: Ant's Long Path > # 123