Being – Page 19 – Everything


Identity, that spectator of what he calls himself,
That net and aggregate of energies in transient combination.

Aug 212018

A civilized man will sometimes go native; but a native, except under extraordinary duress, will never go civilized.

Aug 022018

The true problem of evil is not arid and theological, but urgent and practical: malice, or stupidity?

Jul 262018

Many people I like aren’t my friends, and some of my friends I don’t much like.

Jul 102018

We all have imaginary friends, who are generally real people.

Jun 012018

To do what one intends is to be as a god.

May 282018

Almost everyone believes the world is filled with people who do evil on purpose; but not himself, and not anyone he knows.

May 242018

A lot of what we refrain from doing is not wrong, or undesirable, but just too much trouble to explain.