Docile Ignorance

The ignorant are governable.

J.J. Most

#twisdom #ignorance

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Language Being

New language, new person.

Arab proverb

#twisdom #language

Live You

Envy is ignorance; imitation is suicide.

Emerson

#twisdom #authenticity

Honest Faith

There lives more faith in honest doubt than in half the creeds. 

Tennyson

#twisdom #humility

Material Facts

All information is trivia until it becomes knowledge.
D.W. Krummel

#twisdom #science

Expensive Consent

As there are costs for non-compliance, there are costs for compliance, viz., the death of the mind. Judith Butler

#twisdom #freedom

Philosophy & Unlearning

The real social function of philosophy is to prevent mankind from losing itself in the ideas which the existing organization of society instills into its members.

 M. Horkheimer

#twisdom #freedom #critique

Face to Face

A good friend will always stab you in the front.

Oscar Wilde

#twisdom #conflict

Nature’s Comrade

The philosopher neither obeys nor commands; she seeks to be at one with nature.

H. Bergson

#twisdom #philo #intuition

Living Ideas

It is foolish to reckon that ideas are present only when they explicitly declare themselves.

Molly Worthen

#twisdom #ideas