For our soul is raised out of nature through the truly sublime, sways with high spirits, and is filled with proud joy, as if itself had created what it hears.
Submitted by GaryGach about 3 years ago
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Don’t be an example in someone else’s theory, write yours using your own examples.
Submitted by Vikrant almost 4 years ago
The Second World War was engineered by the Zionist Jews and financed by the bankers.
Submitted by ArkAngel over 4 years ago
I love subtextual film criticism, especially when it’s fun, when a guy knows how to write in a readable, charming way. What I love the most about it is that it doesn’t have a f'ing thing to do with what the writer or the actor or the filmmakers intended. It just has to work. And if you can make your case with as few exceptions as possible, then that’s great.
Submitted by GrimGrin almost 5 years ago
"Yes, that's what I think, and I'm super smart, so it's probably true."
Submitted by arecare over 5 years ago
All of science is nothing more than the refinement of everyday thinking.
Submitted by amaguire over 6 years ago
In theory there's not much difference between theory and practice. But in practice there is huge difference.
Submitted by Rogier almost 7 years ago
In theory, theory and practice are the same. In practice, they’re not.
Submitted by nadeem almost 7 years ago
It is the theory that decides what can be observed.
Submitted by Hypergogue almost 7 years ago
Theory scales precisely because it is abstract. But abstraction comes at a price: a lack of precision. And in a lot of things, precision matters. Theory doesn’t apply, except at the grossest levels.
If you want to know the taste of a pear, you must change the pear by eating it yourself. If you want to know the theory and methods of revolution, you must take part in revolution. All genuine knowledge originates in direct experience.
Experience without theory is blind, but theory without experience is mere intellectual play.
The theory that can absorb the greatest number of facts, and persist in doing so, generation after generation, through all changes of opinion and detail, is the one that must rule all observation.
He who loves practice without theory is like the sailor who boards ship without a rudder and compass and never knows where he may cast.
Accordingly, the relevant question to ask about the assumptions of a theory is not whether they are descriptively realistic, for they never are, but whether they are sufficiently good approximations for the purpose in hand.
Submitted by bush13 about 7 years ago
In theory, there is no difference between theory and practice. But in practice, there is.
Submitted by athena-smart about 7 years ago