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In Rush’s case, I don’t know how to justify it.

Can anyone help with the essay if known? Russell writes entertainingly on a variety of political and religious topics – most of the points that he presses about the need to eliminate social and religious bigotry, national aggression and so on are hardly radical and he repeats himself quite a bit from one essay to the next. No trivia or quizzes yet. He attacks Hegel for this in a very humorous manner, but also criticizes his impopulaares descendants, the Marxists and their belief in the inevitability of Ensxyos.

He predict impopulars things about word. View all 5 comments. This is not surprising in our Age of Celebrity, an age when the charms of Kim Kardashian and the brains of Kanye West are what most people aspire to. Open Preview See a Problem? Easily the best book on philosophy I’ve read.

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He convincingly notes the common drivers of these fatuous beliefs across epochs to be fear, a need for self-importance, ignorance and socialization. Some of his ideas and opinions are outdated and history has proved them wrong, but he’s sharp and thoughtful.

Apr 28, Ron rated impopularee really liked it. I appreciate the idea he has, and maybe he is on to something. There’s a lot of snark, but it only makes the book that much more enjoyable, even if you disagree impopulared a lot of Russel’s views as I do.


Their paranoia at impopulsres, and their hatred at the possibility of a ‘peaceful world’ stinks to them of the Anti-Christ yes in Evangelical literature the Anti-Christ will try to bring peace secularly, what an evil fuck he must be to try to do that.

He goes after dogmatism, religious and secular. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. The assertion that every important war since has been won by the more democratic regime is also interesting, but I have doubts.

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It’s unfortunate that his same logic led him to believe that the human race would most likely go extinct because of nuclear weapons My favorite essay was the first, Philosophy and Politics as it’s a topic that fascinates me. This leads to the view that deism is unlikely and that modern revealed religions are pure folly.

Years ago I read an essay by Bertrand Russell which included an imaginary conversation between a cat and a dog.

This is a great help in persuading people that wars are righteous. By enlarging the objects of his thoughts it supplies an antidote to the anxieties and anguish of the present,and makes possible the nearest approach to serenity that is available to a sensitive mind in our tortured and uncertain world. As I said this is either common sense, or bullshit, depending on what you believe.

Jul 21, Valerie rated it it was amazing Recommended to Valerie by: They date from the early ‘s to around the end of WWI. Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty. Russel’s fight against dogmatism and grim future predictions had timeless wisdom in them.

Obviously, since we are here right now, the situation wasn’t quite as dire as Russell though, or at least not as immediate, but it’s not like we are out of the woods yet.


A certain degree of isolation both in space and time is essential to generate the independence required for the most important work; there must be something umpopulares is felt to be of more importance than the admiration of the contemporary crowd. A few days ago I stumbled upon his works again but was ruxsell to find it anywhere. Betrand more Read less.

But ideas and principles that do harm are, as a rule, though not always, cloaks for evil passions. If one is already a skeptical humanist as Russell most surely was by the time he collected these essays you’re in the choir for his well reasoned but also well thread thoughts on things such as science, religion and the like.

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To be fair whenever I see a picture of that fat fuck Rush Limbaugh or the used car salesman smile of Joel Olsteen I think similar things, just looking at this how could you trust anything these people say.

Another great choice by Dad.

Because of their age, they are dated, but unfortunately humanity often repeats its history, learning little from its mistakes. He advocates a one world government. Russell’s unpopularity ensayls began when he spoke out against WWI and Britain’s role in it. Amazon Advertising Find, attract, and engage customers.

A recent example of this is the divisive Iraqi war: A book I return to.