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Atheism..., that bugbear of women and fools, is the very top and perfection of free-thinking. It is the grand arcanum to which a t ...
There being in the make of an English mind a certain gloom and eagerness, which carries to the sad extreme; religion to fanaticism ...
It would much conduce to the public benefit, if, instead of discouraging free-thinking, there was erected in the midst of this fre ...
Travelling, I worry about luggage, prices, and strange food. At home, I am free to broaden my mind by thinking about the higher th ...
It is part of the nature of consciousness, of how the mental apparatus works, that free reason is only a very occasional function ...
The bad thing is that thinking about thought doesn't help at all; one has to have it from nature so that the good ideas appear bef ...
In action, the English have the advantage enjoyed by free men always entitled to free discussion: of having a ready judgment on ev ...
For my part I love sleepy fellows, and the more ignorant the better. Damn your wide-awake and knowing chaps. As for sleepiness, it ...
That Calvinistic sense of Innate Depravity and Original Sin, from whose visitations, in some shape or another, no deeply thinking ...
My thinking tends to be libertarian. That is, I oppose intrusions of the state into the private realm--as in abortion, sodomy, pro ...
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