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|“Curiosity is the lust of the mind.” Thomas Hobbes His computer was still on when |
he entered his office. Evan was trying to decide where to start on the work in front
of him when he remembered something that absolutely needed to be ...
|Thomas Hobbes (1588-1679) put the case for curiosity admirably. In his book, |
Leviathan (1651), he wrote, "The desire to know why, and how, curiosity, which is
a lust of the mind, that by a perseverance of delight in the continued and ...
|This is foregrounded by Hobbes's positioning of curiosity at the core of human |
existence. ... and other pleasures of sense, by praedominace, take away the care
of knowing causes; which is a Lust of the mind, that by a perseverance of delight
|f we can assume that Jesus did know what he was talking about when he said |
that lust is a sin, and that it has much of the ... There must be a way that each of
us can determine in his own mind when he has crossed the line from curiosity
|272 He may ultimately be counting on their curiosity, their "Lust of the mind, that |
by a perseverance of delight in the continuall and indefatigable generation of
Knowledge, exceedeth the short vehemence of any carnall Pleasure."273
|R DISEASE lilllill li|lR|U3lTl' Saint Augustine, in the fourth century, stated the |
traditional medieval view of curiosity, ... The overly curious mind exhibits a “lust to
find out and know," not for any practical purpose but merely for the sake of
|Curiosity is the lust of the mind. - Hobbes, Thomas Desire to know why, and how -|
- curiosity, which is a lust of the mind, that a perseverance of delight in the
continued and indefatigable generation of knowledge -- exceedeth the short ...