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...I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire...I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it now and then for a moment and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it. Because no battle is ever won he said. They are not even fought. The field only reveals to man his own folly and despair, and victory is an illusion of philosophers and fools.William Faulkner
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being by Milan Kundera
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How Should We Then Live? by Francis August Schaeffer
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I read this when I was in high school. Francis Schaeffer was almost certainly the man who persuaded me that I needed to study philosophy in college. The lesson to be learned from this book? Ethics flow from Metaphysics. It is naive to imagine that on...more
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The Undiscovered Self by C.G. Jung
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“You live in a deranged age, more deranged that usual, because in spite of great scientific and technological advances, man has not the faintest idea of who he is or what he is doing.
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Stephen Levine
“When your fear touches someone’s pain, it becomes pity, when your love touches someone’s pain, it become compassion.”
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“[T]hose who insist they've got their 'shit together' are usually standing in it at the time. (16)”
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William Faulkner
“...I give you the mausoleum of all hope and desire...I give it to you not that you may remember time, but that you might forget it now and then for a moment and not spend all of your breath trying to conquer it. Because no battle is ever won he said. They are not even fought. The field only reveals to man his own folly and despair, and victory is an illusion of philosophers and fools.”
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