A dictionary of thought by Marx, Karl; Runes, Dagobert D

By Marx, Karl; Runes, Dagobert D

This dictionary, from the pen of the well known thinker Dagobert D. Runes, is out there as an try to outline the borderlines of human pondering and human morality. In 152 pages equipped alphabetically, Dr. Runes has created a dictionary of his personal philosophical musings listed through evocative phrases. each one observe is by means of as much as numerous unmarried sentence aphorisms and sometimes a quick essay. As a collection, Read more...

summary: This dictionary, from the pen of the well known thinker Dagobert D. Runes, is available as an try to outline the borderlines of human pondering and human morality. In 152 pages prepared alphabetically, Dr. Runes has created a dictionary of his personal philosophical musings listed through evocative phrases. every one observe is by means of as much as a number of unmarried sentence aphorisms and infrequently a brief essay. As a set, they disguise a really large diversity of subject matters. In his look for actual verities and precise humanity, he's taking the reader on an onerous thought-provoking voyage during the depths of the brain. this sort of soul-searching philosophy, unburdened by means of conventional demeanour and terminology, is typically baffling, often of depression personality, yet in general interesting and encouraging

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I often wish the Christians would follow suit, as never was a word more misused in writing and speaking than the name of the Lord. If modern man understands the Ways of the Lord, then the Master is in a bad way. The small mind envisions a smallish God and then denies Him. One has to be a big man to see God in His glory, a very big man indeed. The Hebrews have no name for Him, the Moslems have a hundred. Both suggest the same thing, that there are concepts as well as emotions that can be communicated only allegorically.

COMPANIONSHIP No one can afford to go to hell in his own fashion; Hades admits sinners in pairs only. COMPARISON Is the mother of envy. The great deeds are aroused by comparison. Free man endeavors to lead his life without comparison and thus without competition. COMPASSION Is the only one of the human emotions the Lord permitted Himself and it has carried the Divine flavor ever since. Those who do not feel injustice done to others are not part of the play the Lord has been ever staging. They are mere walk-ons in the scenes of history.

Let God speak through the Book and bid the priests be silent. If the good Lord did not write the Bible, then King Solomon did, with some help from his father, David. BIG MEN Have the same problems as little ones, but on a greater scale. BIOGRAPHIES Are rarely worth reading. They are written by either flatterers or antagonists. At best they only give you the neighbors’ opinion of the hero, or some imagined composite put together with clippings and transcripts. We often don’t know what really motivates the soul of our nearest kin or acquaintance.

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