Quote of the Day II

“The writings of a great amoralist – a de Sade, a Stirner, a Nietzsche – can inspire a handful of murders in two centuries. Over the same period, the writings of a great moral philosopher – an Aquinas, a Kant, a Bentham, a Mill – can justify, if not indeed incite, the deaths of millions in just wars and just revolutions. Morality is an immensely dangerous and destructive force, which must be restrained by the strongest human passions and sympathies if it is not to break all the bonds of society.”

–Ken MacLeod, See more about this guy here.

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