Hostility always stimulates me. With nothing to lose, I have the taste to displease. It is not out of pride; but seeing what they like, one is delighted most by being detested.René Laubies, Portraits et Aphorismes, 2001.
The contemplative researcher lives aloof from society, a silent and unseen example it would seem. How is he to share his refined sensitivities, his ascetic and indeed aesthetic findings in ways that reveal their hidden purpose?