Alas! is even love too weak To unlock the heart, and let it speak? Are even lovers powerless to reveal To one another what indeed they feel? I knew the mass of men conceal'd Their thoughts, for fear that if reveal'd They would by other men be met With blank indifference, or with blame reproved; I knew they lived and moved Trick'd in disguises, alien to the rest Of men, and alien to themselves and yet The same heart beats in every human breast!
Education, n. That which discloses to the wise and disguises from the foolish their lack of understanding.Ambrose Gwinett Bierce
In the midst of the disguises and artifices that reign among men, it is only attention and vigilance that can save us from surprises.jacques-bénigne bossuet
The promise of technology is to remove the division between culture and nature. Whatever part of nature that is left over as an independent force is covered by the technological bluff, which refers it to the agenda of the future and disguises the deficiencies of the present.donald phillip verene
For Stirner, the social axiom of conservative, liberal, and socialist schools of political thought alike is in itself repressive: it disguises as potentially redemptive an order whose central function is inhibitory of the individual’s interests.john carroll
There is no passion that steals into the heart more imperceptibly and covers itself under more disguises than pride.joseph addison
I think the question is not about "communists" and "individualists", but rather about anarchists and non-anarchists. And we, or at least many of us, were quite wrong in discussing a certain kind of alleged "anarchist individualism" as if it really was one of the various tendencies of anarchism, instead of fighting it as one of the many disguises of authoritarianism.
These "disguises" make us look like those politically-correct, multi-ethnic gangs that only rob people in bad TV shows.
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