Do Andriods Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick: Quotations

Preface: "Reality is approximately as dependable as a politician's promise." - pg. VIII "This I value, partly because it does defy a full mapping, but mainly because that which is left of a Philip Dick story when the details have been forgotten is a thing which comes to me at odd times and offers me … Continue reading Do Andriods Dream of Electric Sheep? by Philip K. Dick: Quotations

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Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne: Quotations

Chapter 1 "He was professor at the Johannaeum, and was delivering a series of lectures on mineralogy, in the course of every one of which he broke into passion once or twice at least. Not at all that he was over-anxious about their improvement of his class, or about the degree of attention with which … Continue reading Journey to the Centre of the Earth by Jules Verne: Quotations

What is Liberal Education? By Leo Strauss: Quotations

What is Liberal Education?", by Leo Strauss, was an address to the Tenth Annual Graduation Exercises of the Basic Program of Liberal Education for Adults on June 6th, 1959. His speech reminds us that "liberal education is education in culture or toward culture."By allowing us to engage the greatest minds through the works they left … Continue reading What is Liberal Education? By Leo Strauss: Quotations