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Wednesday Quote: Schopenhauer On Napoleon

‘Napoleon was not really worse than many, not to say most, men. He was possessed of the very ordinary egoism that seeks its welfare at the expense of others.

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Ideas and impressions

I started this blog for two reasons. First, I needed a place where I can put ideas I stumble upon. Second, I needed a place which allows me to record some impressions of the new chapter of my life. 84 more words

Creativity

Repost-Roger Scruton In The American Spectator: The New Humanism

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Perhaps Scruton is just being nostalgic for what he describes as the old humanism:

“There is no need for God, they thought, in order to live with a vision of the higher life.

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