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Daemon
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Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity, coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something.

E. M. Forster (1879-1970)
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Vulgarity is simply sounds "louder" and thus jam, distort the information it contain. There's more distinction between both: vulgarity is a weapon of attack, coarseness - of defence. Open the door, please...
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I'm unsure whether I've yet read a clever E. M. Forester quotation. They all seem to suck.

I miss Ambrose Bierce, Alexander Pope, Honoré de Balzac, etc.

Daemon is a dullard, which is why humans should never let 'bots do important work.

;-)
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This type of thinking is quite stilted and artificial.
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Vit Babenco wrote:
This type of thinking is quite stilted and artificial.


Whose type of thinking? That of Che or of Dae?
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Vit Babenco wrote:
This type of thinking is quite stilted and artificial.


True
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Please explain me this quote in detail , i didnot understand , what does he mean
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Quote from "The Longest Journey", Chapter 26 (1907).

XXVI
Poor Mr. Ansell was actually sitting in the garden of Dunwood House. It was Sunday morning. The air was full of roasting beef. The sound of a manly hymn, taken very fast, floated over the road from the school chapel. He frowned, for he was reading a book, the Essays of Anthony Eustace Failing.
He was here on account of this book—at least so he told himself. It had just been published, and the Jacksons were sure that Mr. Elliot would have a copy. For a book one may go anywhere. It would not have been logical to enter Dunwood House for the purpose of seeing Rickie, when Rickie had not come to supper yesterday to see him. He was at Sawston to assure himself of his friend's grave. With quiet eyes he had intended to view the sods, with unfaltering fingers to inscribe the epitaph. Love remained. But in high matters he was practical. He knew that it would be useless to reveal it.
"Morning!" said a voice behind him.
He saw no reason to reply to this superfluous statement, and went on with his reading.
"Morning!" said the voice again.
As for the Essays, the thought was somewhat old-fashioned, and he picked many holes in it; nor was he anything but bored by the prospect of the brotherhood of man. However, Mr. Failing stuck to his guns, such as they were, and fired from them several good remarks. Very notable was his distinction between coarseness and vulgarity (coarseness, revealing something; vulgarity, concealing something), and his avowed preference for coarseness. Vulgarity, to him, had been the primal curse, the shoddy reticence that prevents man opening his heart to man, the power that makes against equality. From it sprang all the things that he hated—class shibboleths, ladies, lidies, the game laws, the Conservative party—all the things that accent the divergencies rather than the similarities in human nature. Whereas coarseness—But at this point Herbert Pembroke had scrawled with a blue pencil: "Childish. One reads no further."
"Morning!" repeated the voice.
Ansell read further, for here was the book of a man who had tried, however unsuccessfully, to practice what he preached. Mrs. Failing, in her Introduction, described with delicate irony his difficulties as a landlord; but she did not record the love in which his name was held. Nor could her irony touch him when he cried: "Attain the practical through the unpractical. There is no other road." Ansell was inclined to think that the unpractical is its own reward, but he respected those who attempted to journey beyond it. We must all of us go over the mountains. There is certainly no other road.
"Nice morning!" said the voice.

http://www.gutenberg.org/files/2604/2604-h/2604-h.htm
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no place in society for being vulgar
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Excellent quote for the day and the times: As it distinguishes a division that exists within the political environment within the US of A, which is going on presently...
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He looks like that guy from The Deadly Bees.
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I see Striker is still reading my mail. Thank you Striker, I agree.
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