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Authority is a shortcut ar...

Authority is a shortcut around the proper procedure of forming social contracts --self
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"If the American intellectual class rivets itself to a “liberal” philosophy ...there will th...

"If the American intellectual class rivets itself to a “liberal” philosophy ...there will then be need for “democrats” whose task will be to divide, confuse, disturb, keep the intellectual waters constantly in motion to prevent any such ice from ever forming."- Randolph Bourne (1914)
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"Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions w...

"Few people are capable of expressing with equanimity opinions which differ from the prejudices of their social environment. Most people are even incapable of forming such opinions." — Albert Einstein
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"It is difficult to be sat on all day, every day, by some other creature, without forming a...

"It is difficult to be sat on all day, every day, by some other creature, without forming an opinion on them. On the other hand, it is perfectly possible to sit all day, every day, on top of another creature and not have the slightest thought about them whatsoever." -Douglas Adams
📅︎ Dec 11
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The first half of life is devoted to fo...

The first half of life is devoted to forming a healthy ego. The second is going inward and letting go of it. Carl Gustav Jung
📅︎ Jul 04
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“The final forming of a ...

“The final forming of a person’s character lies in their own hands.” ~Anne Frank
📅︎ Jan 04
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