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Thread #97052   Message #1905893
Posted By: GUEST,.gargoyle
10-Dec-06 - 08:55 PM
Thread Name: Folklore: What are the Motives of the Re-definers?
Subject: RE: Folklore: What are the Motives of the Re-defin
Early this morning read comments circa 1895 from John Millington Synge and Robert Louis Stevenson on this VERY topic....what a situational irony???

Sincerely,
Gargoyle

A man convinced against his will
Is of the same opinion still.

OR...Herbert Spencer:
"There is a principle which is a bar against all information, which is proof against all arguments and which cannot fail to keep a man in everlasting ignorance -- that principle is contempt prior to investigation."