Of God and His Creatures

The great contradictor of this fundamental doctrine, -- not to mention Schopenhauer, -- is Buddha and Buddhism, which makes all conscious thought as such, an evil, and the grand aim of life to be rid of it. Manicheism and Platonism complete the circle, by making matter evil. Between evil mind and evil matter, we may close our philosophy books.

Of God and His Creatures: 3.7