I've posted 5 excerpts from Ideas Have Consequences, which may seem like quite a few considering that the book is only 187 pages. But I have fully 20 other quotations that I have typed up to save for myself and future reference that I have not posted. Truly, a quotable book. It reminded me a … Continue reading Consequential reading
Day: April 25, 2007
"For modern man there is no providence, because it would imply a wisdom superior to his and a relationship of means to ends which he cannot find out. Instead of feeling grateful that some things are past his discovering (how odd it sounded when Churchill, the last survivor of the old school, declared that the … Continue reading The unknowable
Another cool word.
Quite a number of excellent words in the "acci-" section. I've had to skip several that were interesting simply in the interest of keeping things moving along at a respectable pace.accismusRhet.A feigned refusal of that which is earnestly desired.