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|Never say anything about yourself you do not want to come true. - Tracy, Brian |
We feel good about ourselves to the exact degree we feel in control of our lives. -
Tracy, Brian The most difficult We do not deal in facts when we are contemplating
|Scientists have odious manners, except when you prop up their theory; then you |
can borrow money of them. - Twain, Mark ... Twain, Mark The most difficult We do
not deal in facts when we are contemplating ourselves. - Twain, Mark The law of
|no. self. We do not deal much in facts when we are contemplating ourselves. |
Mark Twain Yesterday's and today's state of ... William James, 1890 The second
story of the self is more difficult to take in because it is counter-intuitive. It clashes
- 32 pages
|We do not always recognise the sense of pressure that this generates. ... We |
detach ourselves from the suffering of humanity, defend ourselves against the
stress of this common bond, and in so ... We find it increasingly difficult to accept
our lot. ... The old adage 'The more you know, the more there is to know' has
another aspect: the more you know, the more difficult it ... we have to begin to
wrestle with the problem that what we think we know to be factual can be in
conflict with what we ...
|Can we say that the therapist's attitudes acquaint the patient with free standing |
facts that he continues to recognize after the therapist's attitudes have evaporated
? ... that we do not just feel about ourselves, but also think about ourselves.
Torbjörn Tännsjö - 1990 - 138 pages
|commit ourselves by saying, "I know that this is the right thing to do," just as we |
may know how to swim or may commit ... Other philosophers agree that
knowledge is something intellectual; yet, for all that, they argue that "knowledge"
does not imply "belief. ... we may know something if we can reliably tell others
about it even if we suspend our judgment when we contemplate ... to imply
absolute truth, that is, truth in virtue of a correspondence between what we
believe and "hard" facts.
|You will easily comprehend the difficulty of reducing facts so various, so |
important, and so closely united to a true historical unity. ... result is the most
powerful and the most glorious of all intellectual wants ; but we should be careful
not to be contented ... and without having gained a knowledge of all the territory
which it will have to contemplate from thence, the chance of ... So in history, if in
the first labor we do not attend to all the facts, if we give ourselves up to the taste
for precipitate ...
|the men of other times to be like ourselves ; without thinking of it, we |
communicate to them our own ideas, manners, ... slighest discord between the
historical facts and our unreasonable suppositions, we cry out that it is strange
and monstrous, taxing ... It is the same with respect to laws and institutions : when
we do not find them according to the types which we have under ... If we attempt
to avoid these defects, it is certain that the study of history becomes the most
difficult of all; but this ...
|Today, 2 years later, it is only fitting that we evaluate our objectives and face the |
facts that confront us. ... forces, interests, resources, and positions, your great
country is still in the process of redefining its policies and that this makes your
decisions all the more difficult. ... We do not wish to view our history as one that
uselessly anchors us, like so many pillars of salt, to a burden of resentment, just
as we would not like you to contemplate your future in terms of the risks of silent
|And a preference that is insensitive to countervailing reasons will not allow |
compromise in the name of rational ... Once again, the criterion is whether we are
forced to consider a given trait a part of ourselves when we are trying to decide
what to do. We have already seen why skills and abilities, as well as most
preferences and values, fall squarely within the boundaries ... These facts,
though in some sense about us, are not taken for granted when we contemplate
alternative courses of ...