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Bertrand Russell in ^the second volume of his Autobiography writes of that other
Cambridge philosopher Wittgenstein: "He was perhaps the most perfect example
of genius as traditionally conceived, passionate, profound, intense and ...
... heights of ludicrous hallucination, and they have been encouraged by the
almost universal acquiescence of ordinary people whose passion for self-
deception is so great and so deep that they are delighted to be deceived 143
The negative aspect is more relevant to the feelings with which
autobiographically I look back on the effect of my 200,000 hours of work. Injustice
, cruelty, intolerance, tyranny fill me with a passion of anger and disgust, and
again my feelings ...
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Ah, the somewhat less famous husband of Virginia! I've read volumes 1 and 5 of his autobiography, and loved them. Leonard Woolf was an extremely intelligent man and an excellent writer. His prose has ... Read full review