Sunday, 9 September 2012

Nonsense, this is

"Fear is the path to the dark side. Fear leads to anger. Anger leads to hate. Hate leads to suffering." Not very coherent, Master Philosopher. Ah but wait a minute could it be that Yoda is actually channelling, of all people, David Hume? This, from A Treatise of Human Nature (1739): 'Grief and disappointment give rise to anger, anger to envy, envy to malice, and malice to grief again, until the whole circle be completed.'

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