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Just as a new scientific discovery manifests something that was already latent in the order of nature, and at the same time is logically related…
Culture’s essential service to a religion is to destroy intellectual idolatry, the recurrent tendency in religion to replace the object of its worship with its…
It is of the essence of imaginative culture that it transcends the limits both of the naturally possible and of the morally acceptable.
The pursuit of beauty is much more dangerous nonsense than the pursuit of truth or goodness, because it affords a stronger temptation to the ego.
In our day the conventional element in literature is elaborately disguised by a law of copyright pretending that every work of art is an invention…
The metaphor of the king as the shepherd of his people goes back to ancient Egypt. Perhaps the use of this particular convention is due…
Advertising – a judicious mixture of flattery and threats.
Americans like to make money; Canadians like to audit it. I know no other country where accountants have a higher social and moral status.
The most technologically efficient machine that man has ever invented is the book.
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