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Fans of Bertrand Russell

A group for fans of one of the greatest minds and most interesting people to ever walk this earth. “The whole problem with the world is that fools and fanatics are always so certain of themselves, but wiser people so full of doubts.”

Location: West Lafayette, IN
Members: 131
Latest Activity: Jan 3, 2013

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First Annual Philosophy Day on YouTube, November 17th

Started by Mark D. Zima. Last reply by Mark D. Zima Nov 17, 2011. 2 Replies

Selected Bertrand Russell Quotes

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Bertrand Russell in Facebook also

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Comment by Joe on August 7, 2008 at 8:27pm
Science seems to be at war with itself.... Naive realism leads to physics, and physics, if true, shows naive realism to be false. Therefore naive realism, if true, is false; therefore it is false.
Comment by Joe on August 7, 2008 at 8:26pm
“So far as I can remember, there is not one word in the Gospels in praise of intelligence.”
Comment by Joe on August 7, 2008 at 8:25pm
“The infliction of cruelty with a good conscience is a delight to moralists. That is why they invented Hell.”
Comment by Joe on August 7, 2008 at 8:24pm
“The only thing that will redeem mankind is cooperation.”
Comment by Joe on August 7, 2008 at 8:23pm
“It is possible that mankind is on the threshold of a golden age; but, if so, it will be necessary first to slay the dragon that guards the door, and this dragon is religion”
Comment by Joe on August 7, 2008 at 8:22pm
“Many a man will have the courage to die gallantly, but will not have the courage to say, or even to think, that the cause for which he is asked to die is an unworthy one”
Comment by Joe on August 7, 2008 at 8:22pm
“Religions, which condemn the pleasures of sense, drive men to seek the pleasures of power. Throughout history power has been the vice of the ascetic.”
Comment by Joe on August 7, 2008 at 8:21pm
“If everything must have a cause, then God must have a cause. If there can be anything without a cause, it may just as well be the world as God, so that there cannot be any validity in that argument”
Comment by Joe on August 7, 2008 at 8:20pm
“There is something feeble and a little contemptible about a man who cannot face the perils of life without the help of comfortable myths”
 

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