When one sees the need to turn reason into an autocratic tyrant, as Socrate did, the danger of something else wanting to be an authoritarian tyrant is not small. It is then that reason is discovered as a messiah. Biker girl be strong be brave be humble be badass poster. Neither Socrate nor the “pathological” are free to choose to make sense or to make any sense: that is de rigueur character, that is their last remedy. The fanaticism in which all Greek thought rushed to reason denounces a state of urgency: as one is in danger, one has only one choice: to either sink to the bottom or irrational reasoning.