“… many are the afflictions that burst in and blunt their thinking. In their lives, they see a meagre portion of life … trusting only in whatever each has encountered as he was driven here and there, yet he falsely claims to have discovered the whole. … Mortal minds have no more power than this.” – Empedocles: Fragment BK31 B2
“People are seldom impartial where ultimate things, the great problems of science and life, are concerned. Each of us is governed in such cases by deep-rooted internal prejudices, into whose hands our speculation unwittingly plays.” – Freud: Beyond the Pleasure Principle (SE 18:59)
By Ryan Smith ...
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