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Blinkered Belief: George Bernard Shaw

The moment we want to believe something, we suddenly see all the arguments for it, and become blind to the arguments against it. George Bernard Shaw The Intelligent Woman’s Guide to Socialism and Capitalism The image is copyright: Alex Hinds … Continue reading

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Creating Happiness: George Bernard Shaw

We have no more right to consume happiness without producing it than to consume wealth without producing it. George Bernard Shaw 1856-1950 Candida, Act I (1898) The illustration is copyright: LilKar via Shutterstock

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The Things People Make Fools Of Themselves About: George Bernard Shaw

Do you think that the things people make fools of themselves about are any less real than the things they behave sensibly about? They are more true: they are the only things that are true. George Bernard Shaw 1856-1950 Candida … Continue reading

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