Alec Nevala-Lee

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Many writers and thinkers in the last century and a half, still more in the last half century, have chosen, whether consciously or not, the side of the irrational—mauvais clercs, in my belief, if ever there were. Many men of action have done the same…Those who take the other side, the side of reason—who try to believe nothing unless there are rational grounds for it, and otherwise to be content with probabilities, or frank uncertainty, may be wrong—or they may be right, yet destined to defeat. None of them can live long enough to know. But at least they will not have frivolously undermined the foundations of their own civilization.

F.L. Lucas, The Search for Good Sense

Written by nevalalee

May 25, 2018 at 7:30 am

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  1. Post worth reading 🌼🌸🌸

    yusuf zeeshan

    May 25, 2018 at 7:59 am

  2. What a great post! Sometimes, people do need to believe what might seem impossible in order to change the world for the better.

    Grace Teri

    May 26, 2018 at 9:55 pm


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