Antonio Escohotado Quotes

Who is Antonio Escohotado?

Antonio Escohotado Espinosa was a Spanish philosopher and university professor.

Born July 05, 1941
Died November 21, 2021

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Best 13 Quotes by Antonio Escohotado

“Conformism is the modern form of pessimism.”

Antonio Escohotado

“Freedom, which in its initial stages calls for insubordination, matures as a feeling of enjoyment before itself.”

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“Generally, capitalism needs democracy more than democracy needs capitalism.”

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“In contrast to our predecessors, we now know that what is discarded as chaotic can be a source of a deeper and more fertile order than any organization based on voices of command and dogma.”

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“Science is a myth, only it is the most beautiful myth, the only one generalizable to the entire species and perhaps the most worthy of being respected.”

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“The path leading to truth is of infinitely greater interest than one truth or another.”

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“The truth defends itself, the lie needs help from the government.”

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Chaos and Order Quotes

“Are there any enemies of the people apart from the people itself?”

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Portrait of a Libertine Quotes

“There is no health without boldness, without courage, just as there can be no devotion or even affection towards others.”

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“We are all wood, and the fire is eternal.”

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“Whoever seeks the known does not seek knowledge.”

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Sixty weeks in the Tropics Quotes

“Hatred of the scientific attitude characterizes the ignorant and resentful.”

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Sixty weeks in the Tropics

“Western optimism starts from trusting evolution, even if this process is pure risk.”

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Sixty weeks in the Tropics

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“The concept of disease is fast replacing the concept of responsibility. With increasing zeal Americans use and interpret the assertion 'I am sick' as equivalent to the assertion "I am not responsible": Smokers say they are not responsible for smoking, drinkers that they are not responsible for drinking, gamblers that they are not responsible for gambling, and mothers who murder their infants that they are not responsible for killing. To prove their point — and to capitalize on their self-destructive and destructive behavior — smokers, drinkers, gamblers, and insanity acquitees are suing tobacco companies, liquor companies, gambling casinos, and physicians.”


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