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Enlightenment As Epicureanism

But the key point at issue is the great gulf separating [the gods] from us, together with the apparent randomness of the world and the non-intervention of outside divine forces. Much of the claim to be new, ‘modern’, and indeed … Continue reading

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Denial

You and [his son, who’s a doctor] are very big into truth, truth, truth, yes, yes, yes. But denial – respect denial. It’s very important in the human architecture. It’s what we do when we can’t face what the world … Continue reading

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Some Men Just Wanna Watch the World Burn

One of the best lines: The movie was unbelievable (that is, even for a movie about a superhero, it just made it impossible to keep your disbelief suspended). But it had some great lines.

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