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52 Great Ideas (and some musings on them)

52 Great Ideas (and some musings on them)

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The Little Book of Humanity, December 2009, completely re-written
The Little Book of Humanity, December 2009, completely re-written

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Table of Contents
The Little Book of Humanity.............................................................................................................................1Marcus Aurelius on being human.....................................................................................................................2Marcus Aurelius on fountain of good................................................................................................................5Bertrand Russell on dogma and evidence.........................................................................................................8Oscar Wilde onpure and simple truth...........................................................................................................11
Robert G. Ingersoll on intellectual honesty....................................................................................................14
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Bertrand Russell on values and science..........................................................................................................18Hippocrates on opinions and facts...................................................................................................................21Bertrand Russell on mistakes of Aristotle......................................................................................................23Marcus Aurelius on living among lying men..................................................................................................26
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Bertrand Russell on interdependence of humankind....................................................................................30Bertrand Russell on preoccupation with possessions....................................................................................32
Bertrand Russell on free intellect and fanaticism..........................................................................................36
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Marcus Aurelius on living well........................................................................................................................40Marcus Aurelius on nature and humans........................................................................................................43George Orwell on patriotism and nationalism...............................................................................................46George Orwell on money..................................................................................................................................49Thomas Paine on ownership of earth..............................................................................................................52Howard Winters on "we" and "them"...........................................................................................................55Epicurus on possessions and servility.............................................................................................................58Marcus Aurelius on happy life.........................................................................................................................61
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Epicurus on fame and status............................................................................................................................64
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Epicurus on God...............................................................................................................................................68
Feedback for Post "Epicurus on God "..................................................................................................71
Bertrand Russell on teapots in orbit...............................................................................................................72
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Epicurus on folly of prayer..............................................................................................................................76Thomas Paine on the Bible...............................................................................................................................79Robert G. Ingersoll onprisons of mind..........................................................................................................82Marcus Aurelius on gods..................................................................................................................................85
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Bertrand Russell on philosophy and theology................................................................................................89Bertrand Russell on vastness and fearful passionless force of non-human things.....................................92
Feedback for Post "Bertrand Russell on vastness and earful passionless force of non-humanthings"...................................................................................................................................................95
Marcus Aurelius on causes of controversies...................................................................................................96Bertrand Russell on fear and superstition......................................................................................................99Epicurus on fears of the mind........................................................................................................................102Epicurus on living justly.................................................................................................................................105Marcus Aurelius on good and evil.................................................................................................................108John Ruskin on consequences of beliefs........................................................................................................111Marcus Aurelius on loving those who wrong you........................................................................................114Bertrand Russell on the authority of the sacred books...............................................................................117Thomas Paine on approval of slavery in religions.......................................................................................120Walter Lippmann on dangers of thinking alike...........................................................................................123Anaxagoras on ownership..............................................................................................................................126
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