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That we can rebuild the institution that supports these three in a harmonious way and he believes that only then we can ensure that every human being live life to the ullestI do not agree with all his views Some views including his A Mother in the Making favorable approach towards eugenics seem to be problematic Also some parts of the book might sound uite out dated Afterall it was written during WWIHowever the majority of his arguments provides great insights into even today s world Also his arguments are uite straightforward throughout the book He does not play safe by taking both sidesI appreciated that he risked accuracy to choose simplicity His logic is clear therefore powerful Heollows a Her Kind Of Cowboy flawless logical thoughtlow a great logician so as long as the reader accepts his preposition one can hardly His Pregnant Christmas Princess find the conclusion unconvincing Closing the book I had to admit that he is a true genius a great philosopher and an honorable independent thinker On important social issues he managed to develop his own positions with a solid philosophical basis I cannot think of any other name who is present today and has achieved something similarI wish Russell were still alive today I really would like to read Why Men Fight with an update that reflects on the transformation of the social institutions brought by the internetIt was an honour to be able to read the great mind of Russell some general observations on the elements of militarist structure such as state progress etcand some specific observations and arguments on imperialism industrialism also on germany and german nationalism very simple toollow if you read in a Through the Language Glass focused way a practical reador anti militaristic bibliographies and or adoptingreinforcing an antiwar perception Welp I learned I don t care or philosophy. Conversely excessive restraint or reason causes us to live unnaturally and with hostility toward those who are unlike ourselv.
Lar way and where term patriotism is not confined to one s own countrytribecommunity but also to understand the Private Arrangements (Forged of Steele, feeling of other people towards their country and community Writing style is readerriendly and narration is easy on mind the content is uiet easily communicated to the recipient which is not an easy task specially if the subject is philosophy here Russell has proved his mastery of words and communication skillsOne thing is uiet interesting and that is the misjudgment on the part of Russell regarding the role of USA in the world war he predicted that America will not go to war because it has no external danger well two years after the delivery of this lecture USA did enter the war on the side of Britain and France this proves that mistakes could be incurred by the even the brightest of minds this book is a must read You Are Not A Gadget for all the thinking minds with an intent to make this world a better place Russell wrote this book against the backdrop of WWI Many things have changed but the essential uestion back then remains highly relevant today How can we stay optimistic despite all the man made tragedy before us The book is Russell s answer to this uestionHe does so by conducting anatomy of key modern inventions of the society such as state war property education church and marriage He shows how these modern inventions share the same kind of source and how they reinforce one anotherIn his view impulse is at the core of the human action and the modern institutions are either the result or the cause of the bad impulseSince he also views the impulse as the source of positivityprogress he wants to use the good impulse to change the current institutions in a better wayHowever impulse alone cannot do the job It also reuires mind and spirit He is hopeful. Mpulse and personal liberty Russell argues that when individuals live passionately they will have no desireor war or killing.
Written during the First World War composed as a series of lectures Bertrand Russell admired and desised pacifist who served jailtime Sanctuary for his objection to conscription in the British Army pleadsor sanity and above all humanityHis main thesis is that all of mankind is moved by impulses and only secondary by desires We think and Forever Faithful (Forever Faithful, feel we want things yet subconsciously our ego is driven by some deeper drives which are triggered by our environments including ourselves Viewing mankind in such a way immediately leads to the conclusion that the way our environment is ordered and structured determines how we behave towards others More specifically our environment determines whether our impulses are directed towards creation and benevolence or towards posession and hostility Even specifically it is our political institutions that impact our impulses the mostWithin this theoreticalramework very reminiscent of Freud s theory of th it is uiet a difficult task to review a work by a genius like Russell specially Friendfluence for a person with an ordinary intellect but if there is an option then no harm in trying This book is a collection of Russell s lectures during the early phase of WW1 These works cover different aspect of human life such as state religion education marriage to name some by going through these lectures one got to understand the real mind set of this thinker par excellence the jest of this work is the preaching of humanity both in collective and in individual sense Thru these pages we see a person who want personsociety to thrive on its natural creative instincts an atmosphere where there is only compassion and benevolence where there will be noear of state authority in a negative way where children will not strait jacketed to think in some particu. Written in response to the devastation of World War I Why Men Fight lays out Bertrand Russell's ideas on war pacifism reason
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Bertrand Arthur William Russell 3rd Earl Russell OM FRS was a Welsh philosopher historian logician mathematician advocate for social reform pacifist and prominent rationalist Although he was usually regarded as English as he spent the majority of his life in England he was born in Wales where he also diedHe was awarded the Nobel Prize in Literature in 1950 in recognition of his var