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Quotation by Georges Bataille
The essence of morality is a questioning about morality; and the decisive move of human life is to use ceaselessly all light to look for the origin of the opposition between good and evil.
Georges Bataille (1897–1962), French novelist, critic. repr. In Denis Hollier, On Bataille, "The Duallist Materialism of Georges Bataille," ed. Allan Stoekl (1990). "Du Rapport entre le Divin et le Mal," Critique (Paris, March 1947).
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