Richard Mitchell

Richard Mitchell

Rousseau had it backwards. We are NOT born free. We are born in the chains of the random and the reflexive, and are ignorant and unreasonable by simple nature. We must learn to be free, to organize the random and detect the reflexive, to acquire the knowledge of particulars and the powers of reason. The examined life is impossible if we cannot examine, order, classify, define, distinguish, always in minute particulars.More Richard Mitchell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Education, I am convinced, must be nothing more than this: The journey toward the limits of Reason, if any there be.More Richard Mitchell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Who speaks reason to his fellow man bestows it upon them.More Richard Mitchell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Thought control, like birth control, is best undertaken as long as possible before the fact. Many grown-ups will obstinately persist, if only now and then, in composing small strings of sentences in their heads and achieving at least momentary logic. This probably cannot be prevented, but we have learned how to minimize the consequences by arranging that such grown-ups will be unable to pursue that logic very far. If they were at home in the technology of writing, there's no telling how much social disorder they wouMore Richard Mitchell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Far from failing in its intended task, our educational system is in fact succeeding magnificently, because its aim is to keep the American people thoughtless enough to go on supporting the system.More Richard Mitchell quotes [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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