MEDITATIONS ON DISORDER and FACT:
Persistent and determined belief in fiction over fact is a clear sign of an emotional disorder. – See also: religion, supply side economics, free market.
Poseidon: “Without gods, man is nothing.” Odysseus: “I was only one man in the world – nothing more and nothing less.”
(Edward) GIBBONISMS: “Among the Arabian philosophers, Averroes has been accused of despising the religion of the Jews, the Christians, and the Mahometans. Each of these sects would agree that in two instances out of three his contempt was reasonable.” -
“The dominion of priests is most odious to a liberal spirit.” -
“…all that is human must retrograde if it do not advance…”
DISORDER AND FACT