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This, for instance, is his one-page summary of all Western philosophy: "In the game of Being and Nothingness, one can state that the Being of Heraclitus is eaten away by Nothingness like a piece of fruit by a host of worms." Speaking of Gaston Bachelard, this book's dedicatee, Tournier has written that "one approaches the absolute by means of laughter." One imagines the two of them tipping hats as they pass one another in the street, this Absolute and this Tournier, both of them laughing.