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|... a temporary or physical reality, and so deceive us into substituting the Fugitive |
and Temporary for the ever-changing Permanence. ... The growing
rationalization of thought, seeing with a trust in Life that casts out fear,
recognizing such a Cosmic ... It is, more often than not, sheer cowardice and
ignorance - the essence of superstition - that bring lack of trust and faith ... them of
a natural placidity within which the intelligence may rest tranquil, as if rocked in
the cradle of great thoughts.
|His only weapon is iron his heroes seem forever doomed to se deceit, to |
rationalizing their weakness until they seem like virtues. ... In the prese book, a
Free French intelligence age tums traitor and yet convinces himst that he has
won a personal badge courage. ... His now deranged mind pretenti that his
cowardice was really a mean of making himself more useful to Franc: He ranges
from total fear to ...
|Man cannot choose his height or whether he is ugly or pretty but he can decide |
whether he will be a coward or a hero, ... but that which he makes of himself
Before that projection of the self nothing exists; not even in the heaven of
intelligence; ... 2 He goes on to expose what he calls the phenomena of self-
deception in which man rationalizes his iniquitous ... "Anti-Semitism, in a word, is
fear of man's fate.
|But my employee had free access to large collections of news letters, intelligence |
reports, foreign and domestic newspapers, scientific and military publications ... If
they could deceive journalists by straight- eyed lying and appeals to sympathy,
could they not deceive Government officials? ... I am sure that if Mr. Budzislawski
ever decided he had laid a bet on a lame horse, he would rationalize himself into
other loyalties. My experience taught me that communists are craven cowards.
|Examines the American belief system regarding arms rights, and documenting the rarity of firearms in early America as well as the technological advances and events that made guns an integral part of American life.|
|George Orwell's classic satire of the Russian Revolution is an intimate part of our contemporary culture.|
|The Revels plays edition by Derek Roper has been the standard scholarly edition since it appeared in 1975. This new edition uses the same authoritative text, but with notes designed for modern undergraduate use.|
|In the third volume in the author's monumental narrative history of America, the author of Wilderness at Dawn and A Shovel of Stars looks at the evolution of American anti-communism, from a policy that originated during the administration ...|
|" Before she knows it she is enrolled in a correspondence course with a mysterious philosopher. Thus begins Jostein Gaarder's unique novel, which is not only a mystery, but also a complete and entertaining history of philosophy.|