Raymond Aron

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Raymond Aron

Raymond Aron

Foreknowledge of the future makes it possible to manipulate both enemies and supporters.More Raymond Aron [11/14/2011 11:11:43]
What passes for optimism is most often the effect of an intellectual error.More Raymond Aron [11/14/2011 11:11:51]
Political thought in France is either nostalgic or utopian.More Raymond Aron [03/12/2018 02:03:32]
Foreknowledge of the future makes it possible to manipulate both enemies and supporters.More Raymond Aron [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Skepticism cannot be revolutionary, even though it speaks the language of revolution.More Raymond Aron [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
The intellectual who no longer feels attached to anything is not satisfied with opinion merely; he wants certainty, he wants a system. The revolution provides him with his opium.More Raymond Aron [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Intellectuals cannot tolerate the chance event, the unintelligible: they have a nostalgia for the absolute, for a universally comprehensive scheme.More Raymond Aron [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In writing if it takes over 30 minutes to write the first two paragraphs select another subject.More Raymond Aron [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
In a way, all sociologists are akin to Marxists because of their inclination to settle everyone's accounts but their own.More Raymond Aron [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Racism is the snobbery of the poor.More Raymond Aron [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Despotism has so often been established in the name of liberty that experience should warn us to judge parties by their practices rather than their preachings.More Raymond Aron [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Peace is impossible, war is improbable.More Raymond Aron [03/29/2018 05:03:36]
Political thought in France is either nostalgic or Utopian.More Raymond Aron [03/29/2018 05:03:36]

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