Category Archives: Quotes

This page is for quotes that you think are relevant. If you can, try to cite both who said the quote and when they said it. However if it is just some thing that you heard on the street or don’t remember where you heard it or don’t remember the exact wording, post it anyway.

Malatesta – Anarchy Part III

This is a continuation of Anarchy Part I and Anarchy Part II, which Errico Malatesta called his greatest work… “…We know well how in social economy theories are too often invented to justify facts, that is, to defend privilege and … Continue reading

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Marx On Dialectics

I really like this, taken from Marx’s Capital. “My dialectic method is not only different from the Hegelian, but is its direct opposite. To Hegel, the life-process of the human brain, i.e. the process of thinking, which, under the name … Continue reading

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The Metaphysical Dilema

In Necessary and Contingent Truths, I asked whether you the reader thinks the metaphysical necessarily exists/functions based on the presence of the extant/physical. One way to view the Metaphysical are the laws/properties governing existence, another is God, or truth, or … Continue reading

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Wash Out Your Mouth!

Below I copied a quote in response to the final question in Optimistic Musings: – If you couldn’t use the word God, what word would you use? Christian piety makes a strange image of the object of devotion, “Jesus Christ, … Continue reading

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Bigger Houses

I read this on a wall at a good friend’s family home: “We have bigger houses but smaller families: We have more degrees but less sense; more knowledge but less judgements; more experts but more problems; more medicines, but less … Continue reading

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Mahatma Gandhi on God, Truth, and Religion

I wanted to provide one of the biggest influences behind my two posts on Atheism. No human being has ever inspired a more successful Active Philosophy. Each color change is a selection from the book All Men Are Brothers By … Continue reading

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Fromm – A Religious Man

This is a continuation of Atheism, which was a continuation of Reincarnation And Life After Death. “I have said that man is asked a question by the very fact of his existence, and that this is a question raised by … Continue reading

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Fragments from Wittgenstein’s Culture and Value

“Are all men great?  No. – Well then, how can you have any hope of being a great man!  Why should something be bestowed on you that’s not bestowed on your neighbor?  To what purpose?  If it isn’t your wish … Continue reading

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Errico Malatesta – Anarchy Part II

This is the continuation of Anarchy Part I “…We have said that anarchy is society without government. But is the suppression of government possible, desirable, or wise? Let us see. What is the government? There is a disease of the human … Continue reading

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Water

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