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Wise Words: Daniel J. Boorstin: education

Education is learning what you didn’t even know you didn’t know.

Quotations

As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social...

As individuals and as a nation, we now suffer from social narcissism. The beloved Echo of our ancestors, the virgin America, has been abandoned. We have fallen in love with our own image, with images of our making, which turn out to be images of ourselves: http://dlvr.it/D3rFZ8

Daniel J. Boorstin

We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but...

We suffer primarily not from our vices or our weaknesses, but from our illusions. We are haunted, not by reality, but by those images we have put in their place. 8 more words

Daniel J. Boorstin

“The greatest
obstacle to discovery
is not ignorance
– it is the illusion
of knowledge.”
Daniel J. Boorstin

Wisdom Quotes

The Discoverers

As seen in a used bookshop near you.

For a trilogy of books that I have seen literally everywhere, not a whole lot is mentioned about Daniel J. 286 more words

Book Reviews

I count him braver who overcomes his desires than him who conquers his enemies, for the hardest victory is over self.

Aristotle
philosopher

A human being is a part of the whole called by us universe, a part limited in time and space.

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