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|Lopez conveys the full dizziness of the Western encounter with Tibet and Tibetan Buddhism."—Fred Pheil, Tricycle: The Buddhist Review "A timely and courageous exploration. . . . [Lopez's] book will sharpen the terms of the debate over ...|
|It was not due to any personal bravery that I had said that we ought to go in that |
night. ... We were all so eager to put Wingate's ideas and plans into action, and
we all so much believed that these ideas were the keys to the defeat of the Japs,
|But now here we are, we have to go, we have no choice,” he said. “We have |
spent three years with this crossing in our heads, and now, sometimes, I feel like I
am in prison. A prison of our idea.” That is the biggest difference between ...
|... of ideas which otherwise never would have been thought. . . . We are not |
permitted to become uniform in the TVA because our experiences run across so
many fields and affect so many people who will not let us get by in a self-satisfied
|Einstein, Albert Harold, like the rest of us, had many impressions which saved |
him the trouble of distinct ideas. - Eliot, George We are prisoners of ideas. -
Emerson, Ralph Waldo It is a lesson which all history teaches wise men, 7
Neither man ...
|Many ideas were discussed. We talked about modes of exit~would we drive, |
would we fly? Driving, we figured, would prove extraordinarily dangerous. Silke
believed strongly that we would be flown out. We talked about a helicopter
|Furthermore, the mind itself is dissolved into mere ideas, leaving us with loose |
units of ideas and perceptions about which we can say nothing definite. The mind
is the individual's best, most loyal, secret and inalienable friend: always there to ...
|We were not sufficiently well advised to form any very correct ideas of the |
situation, yet from the rebel papers, which were willingly sold to *' Yankees," we
drew our inferences ; and from what we gathered here and there from persons
|“We all knew that O'Donnell was the missing man, but when Anderson tried to |
explain to Tanaka what had happened, Tanaka denied that Pinhead had taken
one of the prisoners into the jungle with him and insisted that one of our men had
tried to escape. He maintained that it was up to us ... “Well, we had these great
ideas of escape when we left Singapore to go up by train. We thought we'd
escape to ...