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On definition continued

“The mental process of choosing is the function that we call “free will”.”

“The belief that free will is only an illusion leads to bad moral results.” 513 more words

Philosophy

News: Orwell's "Animal Farm" to be Staged at Newham City Farm

George Orwell’s twisted tale of revolution and status quo, Animal Farm, gets a summer performance in London this year on an actual farm!

After the success of last year’s  173 more words

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WWW Wednesdays: July 30th

WWW Wednesdays is a meme hosted by Should Be Reading that asks three questions:

What are you currently reading???

Right now I’m reading 1984 by George Orwell. 161 more words

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bookshop memories

george orwell you are spot on. this is exactly what my working life is like – except that i still love being surrounded by books.

bookshop memories.

Books

Gandhi, A Saint I Do Not Envy

I could never understand the need to worship Gandhi’s ways just as much as his doings. His obsession with being a saint, without any kind of physical needs or contact, without preference to any particular individual — I just don’t get it. 439 more words

Ce-am Mai Citit

The object of power is power.

The Party seeks power entirely for its own sake. We are not interested in the good of others; we are interested solely in power. Not wealth or luxury or long life or happiness: only power, pure power. 170 more words

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