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Enlightenment is man’s leaving his self-caused immaturity. Immaturity is the incapacity to use one’s intelligence without the guidance of another. Such immaturity is self-caused if it is not caused by lack of intelligence, but by lack of determination and courage to use one’s intelligence without being guided by another. Sapere Aude! Have the courage to use your own intelligence! is therefore the motto of the enlightenment.

The difference between genius and stupidity is that genius has its limits.

A stupid man’s report of what a clever man says is never accurate because he unconsciously translates what he hears into something he can understand.

If I hammered a three-way plug adapter into my skull and plugged my head into a wall-socket I’d certainly be getting a lot more intellectual stimulation than I’m getting now.

January 8, 2014 Kara Bunting

Military intelligence is a contradiction in terms.

Many people would rather die than think; in fact, most do.