Alan Bariman

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If you are looking to read about libertinism and its underlying philosophy, Sade's Philosophie dans le boudoir is actually a very valuable read. Unfortunately, however, this is not an easy book to digest. Sade is an extremist whose legacy has given ...more
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I don't believe Pascal's meditation resonates quite as powerfully in the 21st century as it perhaps did in the 17th. Nevertheless, there are still some passages worth reading over again and reflecting upon. The central argument in Human Happiness is, ...more
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Leonard Cohen
“There is a crack in everything.
That's how the light gets in.”
Leonard Cohen, Selected Poems, 1956-1968

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“He was alone. He was unheeded, happy, and near to the wild heart of life. He was alone and young and wilful and wildhearted, alone amid a waste of wild air and brackish waters and the seaharvest of shells and tangle and veiled grey sunlight.”
James Joyce, A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man

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