Friday, June 28, 2013

The power of action

The energy that actually shapes the world springs from emotions — racial pride, leader-worship, religious belief, love of war — which liberal intellectuals mechanically write off as anachronisms, and which they have usually destroyed so completely in themselves as to have lost all power of action.

— George Orwell, Wells, Hitler and the World State

2 comments:

  1. definitely true. I see this in myself for sure!

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  2. I can easily see the 1st part in most changes. The 2nd part gave me pause but after looking at things you can see this with the secular or atheist movements.

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