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By Boris Groys, Thomas Ford

Publish 12 months note: First released may possibly thirty first 2005
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Since Plato, philosophers have dreamed of creating a rational kingdom governed during the strength of language. during this radical and anxious account of Soviet philosophy, Boris Groys argues that communism stocks that dream and is better understood as an try and substitute monetary with linguistic bonds because the cement uniting society. The transformative energy of language, the medium of equality, is the main to any new communist revolution.

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74 mss 29 Ethics: Stobaeus D72. The self-control of the father is the best exhortation to the children. 24 D73. To one who is self-sufficient in respect of food, the night is never short. 25 D74. Fortune provides a lavish table, self-control a sufficient one. 26 D75. Self-control increases delights and makes pleasure greater. 26 [= second sentence of D78] D76. Sleeping during the day indicates bodily disturbance or distress of mind or idleness or lack of education. 28 [= D8 'Sexual intercourse ...

Wise is he who does not grieve over what he does not have, but rejoices in what he has. 25 D96. Those pleasures which occur most rarely give the greatest delight. 37 D97. If someone were to exceed the appropriate measure, the most delighful things would become most unpleasant. 39 [= first sentence of D78] D98. People ask the gods for health in their prayers, but do not realize that the control of their health lies with them; through lack of self-control they act in opposition to it and so themselves betray their health to their desires.

And more or less 'As many evils as one could conceive of/ as Democritus says, all come about through immoderate fits of anger. 18 Fragments Ethical Sayings from the Collection of Stobaeus D36. 16 [= D29] D37. 1 D38. 2 Diels dd D39. 3 D40. 4 D41. 5 mss A/c^y 19 Ethics: Stobaeus Ethical Sayings from the Collection of Stobaeus D36. Do not try to know everything, lest you become ignorant of everything. 16 [= D29] D37. From the very same things as benefit us we may also get evils, and escape from evils.

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