By Marx, Karl; Runes, Dagobert D
This dictionary, from the pen of the well known thinker Dagobert D. Runes, is out there as an try to outline the borderlines of human considering and human morality. In 152 pages geared up alphabetically, Dr. Runes has created a dictionary of his personal philosophical musings listed through evocative phrases. every one note is by way of as much as numerous unmarried sentence aphorisms and sometimes a quick essay. As a collection, they disguise an incredibly vast diversity of themes. In his look for genuine verities and actual humanity, he's taking the reader on an onerous thought-provoking voyage during the depths of the brain. this kind of soul-searching philosophy, unburdened via conventional demeanour and terminology, is typically baffling, often of depression personality, yet quite often attention-grabbing and inspiring. Read more...
summary: This dictionary, from the pen of the well known thinker Dagobert D. Runes, is out there as an try to outline the borderlines of human considering and human morality. In 152 pages geared up alphabetically, Dr. Runes has created a dictionary of his personal philosophical musings listed by way of evocative phrases. every one notice is by way of as much as a number of unmarried sentence aphorisms and sometimes a brief essay. As a set, they conceal an exceptionally huge diversity of subject matters. In his look for actual verities and real humanity, he is taking the reader on an laborious thought-provoking voyage during the depths of the brain. this kind of soul-searching philosophy, unburdened by means of conventional demeanour and terminology, is typically baffling, often of depression personality, yet in most cases attention-grabbing and encouraging
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The wondrous adventures a child’s mind can experience on a walk through a deserted, littered lot set between two old houses! Our ancestors called their newborn boy Kaddish, the Holy One. The child was their link to living eternity. Those who spend their existence without a child have no share in the fate of tomorrow’s world. They circle around themselves with their backs to the future generations. To a child, its games of make-believe are as serious as our realities are to us. I sometimes wonder which of the two has more substance.
AMERICA Was erected with material that the builders had rejected: adventurers, refugees, criminals, bonded persons, slaves, the hunted and the outcasts. Its glory is the nimbus that forever hazes about the down-trodden. America has freed the world and the world cannot forgive her for that. AMUSEMENT Is the keyhole through which you can watch man unobserved. ANCESTOR WORSHIP May not only lead youth to search amid their heritage for the lasting values, but may tend to make older people prove their virtues by today’s deeds.
C CARE Who does not care has no care. CATHEDRAL The most imposing cathedrals are never too far from slums. CAUSALITY There are two causes of every effect; the visible one, and the real one. CAUSE It is a Cause that separates men from the mere mass. CABBALAH The secret book of Hebrew tradition had no single author, nor had Torah nor Talmud. Its many authors wrote with sagacity which was not theirs but rather the reflection of the Divine Intellect they venerated. The Cabbalah teaches that in the realm of cognition and inner being there are ten different spheres.
A dictionary of thought by Marx, Karl; Runes, Dagobert D