There is no reality of consciousness independent of the effects of various vehicles of content on subsequent action (and hence, of course, on memory).
Some cultural phenomena bear a striking resemblance to the cells of cell biology, actively preserving themselves in their social environments, finding the nutrients they need and fending off the causes of their dissolution.
But I owe it to the subject to say, that it has long afforded me what philosophy is so often thought, and made, barren of – the fun of discovery, the pleasures of co-operation, and the satisfaction of reaching agreement.
When you take something extremely broad, then it is not a work of expansion or work of compression. It’s hard because you have to decide what to throw out.
Most men, I am convinced, have an unmistakable feeling at the final moment of significant choice that they are making a free decision, that they can really decide which one of two or more roads to follow.
There are more ways of outraging speech than contradiction merely.
They probably do have an Asian Barbie.
Should slavery be abolished there, (and it is an event, which, from these circumstances, we may reasonably expect to be produced in time) let it be remembered, that the Quakers will have had the merit of its abolition.
The whole story of the comfort women, the system of forced sexual slavery, the medical experiments of Unit 731, is not something that is in the US psyche. That is changing because many books are coming out.
When mankind first saw the necessity of government, it is probable that many had conceived the desire of ruling.