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Words for the Day… by Nikolai Gogol

Published by Olly Blackburn

Wise is the man who does not disdain any character and instead, examining him with a searching look, plumbs him to the very main-springs of his being.

Words for the Day… by Ralph Ellison

Published by Olly Blackburn

What if history was a gambler, instead of a force in a laboratory experiment… What if history was not a reasonable citizen, but a madman full of paranoid guile? — Invisible Man

Words for the Day… by Guy Debord

Published by Olly Blackburn

Spectacle is the sun that never sets over the empire of modern passivity — Society of the Spectacle

Words for the Day… by George Washington

Published by Olly Blackburn

The spirit of revenge, natural to party dissension … leads at length to a more formal and permanent despotism. The disorders and miseries which result gradually incline the minds of men to seek security and repose in the absolute power … Continued

Words for the Day… by Emanuel Swedenborg

Published by Olly Blackburn

I have often talked with angels on this subject, and they have invariably declared that in heaven they are unable to divide the Divine into three, because they know and perceive that the Divine is One and this One is … Continued