I know. I'm lazy. But I made myself a New Years resolution that I would write myself something really special. Which means I have 'til December, right?
Assim, para recapitular a nossa discussÃ£o do valor da filosofia: a filosofia Ã© de estudar nÃ£o por causa de quaisquer respostas definitivas ? s suas questÃµes, dado que nenhumas respostas definitivas podem, em regra, ser conhecidas como verdadeiras, mas antes por causa das prÃ³prias questÃµes; porque estas questÃµes alargam a nossa concepÃ§Ã£o do que Ã© possÃvel, enriquecem a nossa imaginaÃ§Ã£o intelectual e diminuem a confianÃ§a dogmÃ¡tica que fecham a mente contra a especulaÃ§Ã£o; mas acima de tudo porque, atravÃ©s da grandeza do universo que a filosofia contempla, a mente tambÃ©m se torna grandiosa, e torna-se capaz dessa uniÃ£o com o universo que constitui o seu bem maior.
If the entire course of evolution were compressed into a single year, the earliest bacteria would appear at the end of March, but we wouldn't see the first human ancestors until 6 a.m. on December 31st. The golden age of Greece, about 500 BC, would occur just thirty seconds before midnight.
The younger and healthier a woman is and the more her new and glossy body seems destined for eternal freshness, the less useful is artifice; but the carnal weakness of this prey that man takes and its ominous deterioration always have to be hidden from him...In any case, the more traits and proportions of a woman seem contrived, the more she delighted the heart of man because she seemed to escape the metamorphosis of natural things. The result is this strange paradox that by desiring to grasp nature, but transfigured, in woman, man destines her to artifice.