When you strike at a king, you must kill him. - Ralph Waldo Emerson It's a small quote from philosopher and poet Ralph Waldo Emerson. Said to a young Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr., who had written a piece critical of Plato in response to his earlier conversation with Emerson, as reported by Felix Frankfurter in Harlan Buddington Phillips, Felix … Continue reading James Woods Gets BANNED for Quoting Philosopher?
***STORY TIME*** Imagine there are people that have lived their whole lives chained in a cave. They are forced to stare at the wall ahead of them. Behind them is a fire with flickering light projecting images of various shapes onto the wall - people, animals, trees - They believe THAT is reality. One day, … Continue reading The Allegory of the Cave is More Relevant NOW Than EVER