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The danger of a lopsided character is seen when humility reverence and piety are largely absent whilst criticism logicality and realism are largely present. The intellect then becomes imperiously proud, arrogantly self-assured, and harshly intolerant. The consequence is that its power to glean subtler truths rather than merely external data is largely lost.


-- Notebooks Category 20: What Is Philosophy? > Chapter 3: Its Requirements > # 386

-- Perspectives > Chapter 20: What Is Philosophy? > # 64






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