The fact that an opinion has been widely held is no evidence whatever that it is not utterly absurd.
Utterly Russell quotes
- "It is the function of creative men to perceive… "It is the function of creative men to perceive the relations between thoughts, or things, or forms of expression that may seem utterly different, and to be able to combine them into some new forms -- the power to connect the seemingly unconnected." - William Plomer
- "In an essay 10 years ago, I pointed out that… "In an essay 10 years ago, I pointed out that it is utterly logical for polygamy rights to follow gay rights. After all, if traditional marriage is defined as the union of (1) two people of (2) opposite gender, and if, as advocates of gay marriage insist, the gender requirement is nothing but prejudice, exclusion and an arbitrary denial of one's autonomous choices in love,…
- A THOUGHT TO PONDER: MORALITY "To deny conventional morality completely is to be highly moral, because what we call social morality, the morality of respectability, is utterly immoral; we are competitive, greedy, envious, seeking our own way – you know how we behave. We call this social morality; religious people talk about a different kind of morality, but their life, their whole attitude, the hierarchical structure of religious organization and…
- Bertrand Russell – 14/4/2017 La calumnia siempre es sencilla y verosÃmil. Frases de Bertrand Russell - 14/4/2017