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Coleridge observes that all men are born Aristotelians or Platonists. The latter feel that classes, orders, and genres are realiti ...
William James once said: "Progress is a terrible thing." It is more than that: it is also a highly ambiguous notion. For who knows ...
A computer does not think, it feels nothing, and what it is said to "know"--bits of information all cast in the digital mode--has ...
In ordinary speech the words perception and sensation tend to be used interchangeably, but the psychologist distinguishes. Sensati ...
The difficulty about all this dying, is that you can't tell a fellow anything about it, so where does the fun come in?
How sick one gets of being "good," how much I should respect myself if I could burst out and make everyone wretched for twenty-fou ...
It is an immense loss to have all robust and sustaining expletives refined away from one! At ... moments of trial refinement is a ...
I suppose one has a greater sense of intellectual degradation after an interview with a doctor than from any human experience.
When you have broken the reality into concepts you never can reconstruct it in its wholeness.
Time itself comes in drops.
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