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The darkest places in hell are reserved for those who maintain their neutrality in times of moral crisis. I slept with faith and found a corpse in my arms on awakening; I drank and danced all night with doubt and found her a virgin in the morning. If you think you know what the hell is going on, you’re probably full of shit. O human race born to fly upward, wherefore at a little wind dost thou fall. Belief is the death of intelligence. The great aim of reason is to generalize; to discover unity in multiplicity, order in apparent confusion; to separate from the accidental and the transitory, the stable and universal. In the contemplation of Nature, and the vague, but almost intuitive perception of a general uniformity of plan among endless varieties of operation and form, arise those solemn and reverential feelings, which, if accompanied by intellectual activity, may eventually ripen into philosophy. To read a newspaper is to refrain from reading something worth while. The first discipline of education must therefore be to refuse resolutely to feed the mind with canned chatter. The ordinary man looking at a mountain is like an illiterate person confronted with a Greek manuscript.

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