Monthly Archives: June 2013
By George Chen If one lies all the time, by negating his or her statements, the receiver of his or her information can extract truth from him or her just as good as from those who never lie. One such … Continue reading
“Thanks to Anna Mikhaylovna’s efforts, his own tastes, and the peculiarities of his reserved nature, Boris had managed during his service to place himself very advantageously. He was aide-de-camp to a very important personage, had been sent on a very … Continue reading
1959: I have no longer the feeling that intellect is superior to sense, and that only Plato’s world of ideas gives access to the ‘real’ world.
I used to think of sense, and of thought which is built on sense, as a prison from which we can be freed by thought which is emancipated from sense. I now have no such feelings. I think of sense, … Continue reading