Amazin’.’ he said again. ‘He just looks as though he’s thinking, right?”Er…yes.”But he’s not actually thinking?”Er…no.”So…he just gives the impression of thinking but really it’s just a show?”Er…yes.’Just like everyone else, then really,’ said Ridcully
Think like a man of action but act like a woman of thought.
Ideas do have consequences in history, yet not because those ideas are inherently truthful or obviously correct but rather because of the way they are embedded in very powerful institutions, networks, interests, and symbols.
Almost all our cares are imaginary. We think them into existence.
Religion should be subject to commonsense appraisal and rational review, as openly discussible as, say, politics, art and the weather. The First Amendment, we should recall, forbids Congress both from establishing laws designating a state...
It’s not the content, but the form of thought that counts.
What will be will be, so your determination is just extra-ordinary participant .
The most courageous act is still to think for yourself. Aloud.
To want to tackle everything rationally is irrational.
Thoughts are phantoms. And when you fight with phantoms they always win.
The deterioration of individual thought has resulted in a morbidly dependent society that has lost its sense of personal responsibility and accountability. Society has devolved into a state of thoughtless stagnancy, accepting the tyrannical laws...