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Sunday Quotes - Truth

There are times when we must sink to the bottom of our misery to understand truth, just as we must descend to the bottom of a well to see the stars in broad daylight. 67 palabras más

Read and Grow

“The reading of all good books is like conversation with the finest men of past centuries.”

(René Descartes)

Beautiful Words

Reading good books....

Reading good books is like engaging in conversation with the most cultivated minds of past centuries who had composed them, or rather, taking part in a well-conducted dialogue in which such minds reveal to us only the best of their thoughts. 7 palabras más

Life

Malignant Demon, Atheism and Search For Truth

“Would any one trust in the convictions of a monkey’s mind,” rhetorically asked Charles Darwin, “if there are any convictions in such a mind?” (Darwin 1881) In Darwin’s July 3rd 1881 letter to William Graham, we encounter a problem of epistemological uncertainty of our cognitive faculties. 1.242 palabras más

Atheism

Books

“The reading of all good books is like a conversation with the finest minds of past centuries.”-Rene Descartes.

Quote of the Day

It is not enough to have a good mind; the main thing is to use it well.

—Rene Descartes

Science