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Reason and Morality
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"Fantastic essay by Sybil Wolfram (mother of Stephen) nuancing differences between asserting, saying, believing true or not true propositions. As Richard showed (and Priest too) philosophy runs aground on the rocks of real-world usages. We CAN countenance contradictions. p and not p, p and q." Nov 30, 2013 03:13PM

 
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Jean Santeuil
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"Utterly gorgeous description of solitary self before sun-setting seascape. Moments like that make JS worth the slog. I will finish you one day, M. Jean." Mar 31, 2013 04:28PM

 
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Friedrich Nietzsche
“And those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.”
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Thomas Pynchon
“They're in love. Fuck the war.”
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Winston S. Churchill
“We are all worms, But I do believe that I am a glow worm.”
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Marcel Proust
“Desire makes everything blossom; possession makes everything wither and fade. ”
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“Believe those who are seeking the truth. Doubt those who find it.”
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