Thursday, February 12, 2009

Career thought for the day

"The mere philosopher is a character, which is commonly but little acceptable in the world, as being supposed to contribute nothing either to the advantage or pleasure of societ [...]."

-David Hume, An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding

1 comment:

Marie Bacun said...

Herein lies the only good thing Hume ever said.

Okay, maybe one time he said, "Get away from that fire!" or "Look behind you, there's an axe murderer!" and saved someone's life...but we don't have that in writing.