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Topic: Sigmund Freud (1856)
Posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 1:37:00 PM
"Freud … has not given an explanation of the ancient myth. What he has done is to propound a new myth."
Ludwig Wittgenstein, as quoted in Lectures and Conversations (1966) edited by Cyril Barnett

Happy anniversary
Topic: If an injury has to be done to a man it should be so severe that his vengeance need not be feared.
Posted: Tuesday, May 6, 2014 12:05:03 PM
Though I do not know the specific context of the quote, I think that such sayings reveal the dark side of the human species.
Topic: Destiny: A tyrant's authority for crime and a fool's excuse for failure.
Posted: Thursday, April 24, 2014 1:38:00 PM
Like also the following quotes on Destiny:

It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves (William Shakespeare)

and, for the paradox ...

A person often meets his destiny on the road he took to avoid it (Jean de La Fontaine)

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