Friday, January 22, 2010

Well, so to speak

Prejudices are so to speak the mechanical instincts of men: through their prejudices they do without any effort many things they would find too difficult to think through to the point of resolving to do them.
Georg Christoph Lichtenberg (1742-1799)


  1. That is well put Sean. Heaven forfend that we as a species engage our critical faculties!

  2. I don't understand a word. I didn't know you could post in Chinese, Sean. :)

  3. Jams,
    The pessimist in me fears humankind will not overcome this phenomenon, the optimist in me says I shall not not have to live it for iternity.

    hard it is to understand Omnium, which is everything. :)