By Albert Schweitzer (author), Charles R. Joy (editor)
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Surely, however, that is Who the stupidest primary assumption in all philosophy! can establish the fact that he thinks, except in relation to thinking something? And what that something is, is the important matter. When I seek the first fact of consciousnot to know if I think, but to get hold of myself. ness, it is would have a man think once, just long enough to establish the certainty of being, and then give over any further need of meditation. Yet meditation is the very thing Descartes I must not are in cease.
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Where there is no longer a conviction that men can get to know the truth by their own thinking, skepticism begins. Those who work to make our age skeptical in way, do so in the expectation that, as a result of renouncing all hope of self-discovered truth, men will end by accepting as truth what is forced upon them with authority and by propaganda. [Life, p. 258] this Obstructive Erudition Obstructive erudition is the special prerogative of theology, in which, even at the present day, a truly marvelous scholarship often serves only to blind the eyes to elementary truths, to be preferred to the natural.