Arnold Williams (notebuyer) wrote,
Arnold Williams
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Free men are aware of the imperfection inherent in human affairs, and they are willing to fight and die for that which is not perfect. They know that basic human problems can have no final solutions, that our freedom, justice, equality, etc. are far from absolute, and that the good life is compounded of half measures, compromises, lesser evils, and gropings toward the perfect. The rejection of approximations and the insistence on absolutes are the manifestation of a nihilism that loathes freedom, tolerance, and equity.

From Eric Hoffer, longshoreman and philosopher. An interesting book. For those of us in Las Vegas, we are intensely aware of the compromises that make up public life. Highly recommended.
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