By Marx, Karl; Runes, Dagobert D
This dictionary, from the pen of the well known thinker Dagobert D. Runes, is available as an try and outline the borderlines of human pondering and human morality. In 152 pages prepared alphabetically, Dr. Runes has created a dictionary of his personal philosophical musings listed by means of evocative phrases. every one note is via as much as a number of unmarried sentence aphorisms and infrequently a quick essay. As a collection, they disguise an exceptionally wide variety of subject matters. In his look for actual verities and actual humanity, he is taking the reader on an onerous thought-provoking voyage in the course of the depths of the brain. this kind of soul-searching philosophy, unburdened by way of conventional demeanour and terminology, is typically baffling, usually of depression personality, yet usually interesting and inspiring. Read more...
summary: This dictionary, from the pen of the well known thinker Dagobert D. Runes, is obtainable as an try and outline the borderlines of human considering and human morality. In 152 pages prepared alphabetically, Dr. Runes has created a dictionary of his personal philosophical musings listed through evocative phrases. each one observe is via as much as a number of unmarried sentence aphorisms and sometimes a brief essay. As a suite, they hide an incredibly extensive diversity of issues. In his look for actual verities and precise humanity, he's taking the reader on an hard thought-provoking voyage during the depths of the brain. this kind of soul-searching philosophy, unburdened by means of conventional demeanour and terminology, is usually baffling, often of depression personality, yet customarily interesting and encouraging
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DELAY In judgment is a victory for reason. DEMAGOGUE The sanctimonious voice of righteousness is standard with the demagogue. No sincere man has as honest a face as the professional confidence man. All tyrannical and demagogic undoings have their motivations. In fact in this motivation lies the root of the evil. DEMIGODS Judaism bars the crown of divinity from all and everything but the Ruach Hakodesb—the Holy Spirit—that is the One Eternal, the Echod. It places the crown upon the Torah, the knowledge of God, the indwelling of God in man; God alone is King.
CIVIL RIGHTS Those who strain to hear a whisper from freedom infringed in our country seem to have a deaf ear for the screams of freedom outraged abroad. Civil rights do not include the privilege of undermining the inherent civility of democratic society. Civil rights are limited by civil duties. CIVILIZATION Can be judged by the value it places on human life. Civilization always seems to be at its peak to the present generation. I wonder what the ancients would say to our contemporary mass slaughters, torture and suppression.
BABY When you first see it newborn it already has a life behind it of three-quarters of a year. It has suffered thirst and hunger, heat and cold, sour, bitter and sweet, tiredness, discomfort, indigestion and perhaps toxic illness. Sometimes it even completes its life span without ever setting foot into our world of rock and ether. BEAUTY Needs no explanation. Beauty travels on many levels. There is a beauty seen by the heart, one seen by the mind, and one by the guts and sex glands. A steak can be beautiful and so can an architectural plan.
A dictionary of thought by Marx, Karl; Runes, Dagobert D