Ed:Cetera: Kierkegaard Disses Self-Publishing on Last Episode of “The Apprentice”

By Ed Zahniser

 

The great Dane Søren Kierkegaard appeared on Donald Trump’s TV show “The Apprentice” the very day that NBC dropped the popular show. Kierkegaard empathizes with Trump’s hubris and shows his own trademark irony by blasting the self-publishing that birthed Kierkegaard’s own 30-plus books, such as Fear and Trembling, The Sickness Unto Death, The Concept of Anxiety and The Crowd Is Untruth.

—The Editors

Trump   Welcome to “The Apprentice, “Mr. Kierkegaard.
Kierkegaard   Thank you, Mr. Trump. I do consider myself an apprentice author. But I was the life and soul of a recent party. My lips spewed witty banter, to everyone’s laughter and admiration.

 

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