Curiously Familiar, Part 2

“In his dealings with people [Schopenhauer] was certainly awkward. His last years were spent, as he himself put it, as a ‘hermit’, mainly in the company of his poodle, a dog named Butz, in whom he found ‘intelligence without human affectation’ and which he scolded with the words ‘you human!’ when the dog was naughty.”