Indecency of Philosophy

It is a pure indecency the existence of a theory which, although true, encourages unsafe and harmful practices. Why scour those nooks and crannies of nature, from which nothing but fumes extract that poison our souls? Truths harmful to society, if they occur, will always give way to comforting and useful lies.

David Hume – Essays


Published by Diogenes

Can solipsism be discussed?