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Not So Ideal Is It?

Adding ism to an ideal is a contradiction in terms and a perversion of sorts with no incremental benefit to the chaotic reality we reconcile on a daily basis. Sometimes stated as fashionable disobedience, the spectrum of non-goodness masquerades in layers of ignorance and intentional defiance.

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Not So Ideal Is It?

Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power.

Bertrand Russell (1872-1970)

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Not So Ideal Is It?

Inspired by Bertrand Russell's (1872-1970) quote, "Much that passes as idealism is disguised hatred or disguised love of power." The titled responsion is...

Bertrand Russell - planksip
Bertrand Arthur William Russell, 3rd Earl Russell, OM, FRS was a British philosopher, logician, mathematician, historian, writer, social critic, political activist and Nobel laureate.
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Adding ism to an ideal is a contradiction in terms and a perversion of sorts with no incremental benefit to the chaotic reality we reconcile on a daily basis. Sometimes stated as fashionable disobedience, the spectrum of non-goodness masquerades in layers of ignorance and intentional defiance. How do you wear your virtue? On your sleeve for all to see, proud and patriotic or perverse and chaotic?

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Inspired by William Faulkner's (1897-1962) quote, "Between grief and nothing I will take grief". The titled responsion is...

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William Cuthbert Faulkner was an American writer and Nobel Prize laureate from Oxford, Mississippi. Faulkner wrote novels, short stories, a play, poetry, essays, and screenplays.
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