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Bertrand Russell 1, his human wisdoms

This post concerns BR’s views on human matters:   Let me start off with what we have on his own life: In the prologue to his autobiography, he wrote that three passions had always governed him: ‘the longing for love, the search for knowledge, and[my]unbearable pity for the suffering of mankind’ (here).  That’s what he thought of himself! Also that love brings about ‘ecstasy’. — (What on Earth did he mean…

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