The Daily Owl 10-9-2013

"We do not regard our actions and our characters merely as fortunate or unfortunate episodes--thought they may also be that. We cannot simply take an external evaluative view of ourselves--of what we most essentially are and what we do. Those acts remain ours and we remain ourselves, despite the persuasiveness of the reasons that seem to argue us out of existence. (Nagel)

DailyOwl_thumb5_thumb_thumb_thumb_th[2]_thumb_thumb   The Daily Owl says, “We do not regard our actions and our character merely as fortunate or unfortunate episodes—though they may also be that. We cannot simply take an external evaluative view of ourselves—of what we most essentially are and what we do. Those acts remain ours and we remain ourselves, despite the persuasiveness of the reasons that seem to argue us out of existence.” (Thomas Nagel)

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