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the reasonable man

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the reasonable man


The reasonable man would never consciously adopt the confused or the influenced by confusion (entropy) or self-interest, weak or nonexistent morality of the masses. The reasonable man would either create a valid philosophy or adopt the logical morality of the few and charismatic minds of the world. And the charismatic minds working together would positively change the world.

© G.V. 06-18-2013
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I composed this ekphrasis to contradict another one, expressed by George Bernard Shaw:

"The reasonable man adapts himself to the world; the unreasonable one persists in trying to adapt the world to himself. Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man."
George Bernard Shaw

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  1. Date: 6/18/2013 9:40:00 AM
    It is very impressive... like the way you transformed his words... Linda

  1. Date: 6/18/2013 6:45:00 AM
    A very intellectual write Giorgio V, soup mail for you in a few moments xxx