Friday, August 24, 2012

Friday Philosophy

I'm not entirely sure if this is an optimistic or pessimistic observation by Johann Gottfried Herder (1744-1803), but it's worth thinking about:

"The nature of man remains ever the same: in the ten thousandth year of the World he will be born with passions, as he was born with passions in the two thousandth, and ran through his course of follies to a late, imperfect, useless wisdom."

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