By Marx, Karl; Runes, Dagobert D
This dictionary, from the pen of the well known thinker Dagobert D. Runes, is accessible as an try and outline the borderlines of human considering and human morality. In 152 pages equipped alphabetically, Dr. Runes has created a dictionary of his personal philosophical musings listed through evocative phrases. each one notice is by way of as much as numerous unmarried sentence aphorisms and infrequently a quick essay. As a collection, they disguise a very huge diversity of subject matters. In his look for genuine verities and actual humanity, he is taking the reader on an exhausting 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, often of depression personality, yet often attention-grabbing and inspiring. Read more...
summary: This dictionary, from the pen of the well known thinker Dagobert D. Runes, is accessible as an try to 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 by way of evocative phrases. every one note is by means of as much as numerous unmarried sentence aphorisms and sometimes a brief essay. As a suite, they conceal an incredibly large variety of issues. In his look for genuine verities and precise humanity, he's taking the reader on an exhausting thought-provoking voyage throughout the depths of the brain. this sort of soul-searching philosophy, unburdened by means of conventional demeanour and terminology, is typically baffling, usually of depression personality, yet often attention-grabbing and encouraging
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The philosophical mind never wishes to win an argument, but rather the truth. Argument is a sure sign of conversation gone sour. Some argue to prove a point, others to prove themselves. ARISTOCRACY Leaning on ancestors proves most often that aristocracy hardly ever outlasts its first generations. A horse does not become a thoroughbred by chewing its bats without snorting, nor a man by genteel handling of knife and fork. What was good in aristocracies is long disappeared and what is left is good for nothing.
At best they only give you the neighbors’ opinion of the hero, or some imagined composite put together with clippings and transcripts. We often don’t know what really motivates the soul of our nearest kin or acquaintance. Who dares to state with any degree of certainty what moved a man a century ago, a thousand miles away? The biographer is like the man who longs to see the legendary lady in the castle window. She raises the blinds only when she is ready for you, all made up and dressed up and smiled up.
DIPLOMACY Is the verbal technique of saying what you don’t mean and making it mean what you don’t say. Diplomacy is a game of make-believe with malice aforethought. DISAPPOINTMENT Is a signpost to true values. DISCONTENT Has fired both holy vessels and unholy crackpots. Discontent may become either spur or spite. DISCRETION Is the tact not to see what can’t be helped. DISCUSSION Professionals here are as distasteful as in cards or sports. DISEASE Can be conquered but hate has to be dissuaded. DISSENSION Is disagreeable but it is hate that is the danger.
A dictionary of thought by Marx, Karl; Runes, Dagobert D