Think Different

Whenever you find yourself on the side of the majority, it is time to reform pause and reflect.

Mark Twain
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The Living Listen

Those unmindful when they hear, for all they make of their intelligence, may be regarded as the walking dead.

Heraclitus

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Crazy Times

Insanity in individuals is something rare – but in groups, parties, nations and epochs, it is the rule.

Friedrich Nietzsche

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Docile Ignorance

The ignorant are governable.

J.J. Most

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Public Reason

J’écris pour agir.

I write in order to act.

Voltaire

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Honest Faith

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

Tennyson

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Expensive Consent

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

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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

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Art Sees 

Their function has been to make us see what we do not naturally perceive: They are the artists. H. Bergson 

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Nature’s Comrade

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

H. Bergson

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