Monthly Archives: November 2011
There are certain things that our age needs, and certain things that it should avoid. It needs compassion and a wish that mankind should be happy; it needs the desire for knowledge and the determination to eschew pleasant myths; it … Continue reading
The gain to the human race to be expected from a rational psychology in the handling of children is almost unlimited. The most important sphere is of course that of sex. Children are taught a superstitious attitude about certain parts … Continue reading
I think that the evils that men inflict on each other, and by resection upon themselves, have their main source in evil passions rather than in ideas or beliefs. But ideas and principles that do harm are, as a rule, … Continue reading
By George Chen The beast in me loves Richard III. That feeling is pre-verbal, pre-intellectual, spontaneous. That is a fact. Richard is manly, but many men are loathsome because of their manliness. What distinguishes Richard is the lack of self-pity. … Continue reading
Strength: Yours faithfully is expendable. Weakness: Yours truly is dumb. Opportunity: Unknown Threat: I don’t give a flying #@%$.