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If therefore my work is negative, irreligious, atheistic, let it be remembered that atheism--at least in the sense of this work--i ...
The present age ... prefers the sign to the thing signified, the copy to the original, fancy to reality, the appearance to the ess ...
But man, proud man,
Dressed in a little brief authority,
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Soon silence will have passed into legend. Man has turned his back on silence. Day after day he invents machines and devices that ...
You are outside life, you are above life, you have miseries which the ordinary man does not know, you exceed the normal level, and ...
Individual science fiction stories may seem as trivial as ever to the blinder critics and philosophers of today--but the core of s ...
Hebraism contains no eternal realm of essence, which Greek philosophy was to fabricate, through Plato, as affording the intellectu ...
All the scientists hope to do is describe the universe mathematically, predict it, and maybe control it. The philosopher, by contr ...
To hide a passion totally (or even to hide, more simply, its excess) is inconceivable: not because the human subject is too weak, ...
To endow the writer publicly with a good fleshly body, to reveal that he likes dry white wine and underdone steak, is to make even ...
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