The Modern Spirit
The Modern Spirit
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"Those who lack courage will always find a philosophy to justify it."
Albert Camus
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"Was it the infinite sadness of her eyes that drew him or the mirror of himself that he found in the gorgeous clarity of her mind?"
F. Scott Fitzgerald
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"The organs weep the tears the eyes refuse to shed"
Sir William Osler, 18th-century physician.
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cigarette smoking a cigarette.
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"It is, at the end of the day, the individual moments of restlessness, of bleakness, of strong persuasions and maddened enthusiasms, that inform one’s life, change the nature and direction of one’s work, and give final meaning and color to one’s loves and friendships."
Kay Redfield Jamison
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"Nonsense is the antidote to the monotony and emptiness created by our continual striving for order, our order, the antidote to our compulsive efforts to find meaning where there is none."
Henry Miller, Sextet.
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"We do not ‘come into’ this world; we come out of it, as leaves from a tree."
Alan Watts, The Book
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"…the corporatocracy has convinced us that God has given us the right to place a few of our people at the the very top of this capitalist pyramid and to export our system to the entire world."
  John Perkins, Confessions Of An Economic Hitman