About 2,740 results
|The beginning of thought is in disagreement – not only with others but also with |
ourselves. ~ EricHoffer, 1902-1983 ~ The Passionate State of Mind, and Other
Essays, Aphorism 266, 1955 When two texts, or two assertions, perhaps two
|The beginning of thought is in disagreement -- not only with others but also with |
ourselves. - Hoffer, Eric Dissipation is a form of self-sacrifice. - Hoffer, Eric We do
not really feel grateful toward those who make our dreams come true; they ruin ...
|Ethics of all sorts found adherents in political leaders throughout history, shaping |
the societies we live in today, and even ... 66. The. beginning. of. thought. is. in.
disagreement—not. only. with. others. but. also. with. ourselves. Eric. Hoffer. 99.
|And since we know least about ourselves, we are ready to believe all that is said |
about us. Hence the mysterious power ... The beginning of thought is in
disagreement—not only with others but also with ourselves. Though dissenters
seem to ...
|A primer on persuasive writing for business, political, and educational writers, originally published as a best-selling college textbook, counsels practitioners on key principles without using cluttered language, in a straightforward guide ...|
|... in which it is widespread: moral disagreement extends not just across different |
times and places, but also within one and the same time and place. As noted at
the beginning, even close friends with similar backgrounds sometimes morally
disagree. ... not just because it concerns how we should act but, just as
importantly, how we relate to each other and ourselves. ... strictly speaking, the
categories of truth and knowledge are not available to moral thought.7 While this
is not the only ...
|Self-taught, his appetite for knowledge--history, science, mankind--formed the basis of his insight to human nature. The Passionate State of Mind is a collection of timeless aphorisms taken from his brilliant writings.|
|Naturalistic truths are the only ones we must start out recognizing in order to |
explain, in one way or another, everything. ... To believe that we are planning our
thinking is in turn not only to conceive ourselves naturalistically but also to plan
our thinking. We can say in naturalistic terms what planning consists in, but to
conceive planning as planning is, among other ... taken the key to meaning to lie
not in oughts but in agreement and disagreement: we know what a thought is
when we ...
|But these plans were changed when war forced him to make a detour in a trip |
from France to Strasbourg. ... The second edition (1539) revealed the growing
influence of Bucer and other Reformed theologians, and also reflected a ...
theology, in clear disagreement not only with Roman Catholics, but also with
Lutherans, Anabaptists, and antiTrinitarians. ... But, since in our present condition
we are too prone to deceive ourselves, claiming that we are what we are not, and
obscuring our ...
|In natural discourse, as studied by other contributors to this volume, this can be |
developed into an impressive social skill ... or persuasive definition, we are
making an assertion about the attitude object, not about ourselves or our feelings.
... Words not only enable disagreements to be stated, but also to be discussed,
debated and potentially resolved. ... The words we use matter, because what we
do with words is not just express our thoughts, but assert our existence as social