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Again, the traditional system works, for traditional society. A mass made of people who have intense curiosity about why Beethoven went in for string quartets after the Ninth Symphony, or whether Kant really refuted Hume satisfactorily, or what the latest quantum theories mean in relation to Determinism and Free Will, is not a mass that will easily be led into dull, dehumanizing labor at traditional jobs.
- Robert Anton Wilson
I am reading Jonathan Edwards’ The Freedom of the Will (1754) so you don’t have to. Honestly, it is a bit of a tough read which without being a philosophy major and reading several philosophical works written during the same period, I would probably not be able to make heads or tails of it. 843 more words