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Corliss Lamont - Quotes

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True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion.

True freedom is the capacity for acting according to one's true character, to be altogether one's self, to be self-determined and not subject to outside coercion.

I believe firmly that in making ethical decisions, man has the prerogative of true freedom of choice.

I believe firmly that in making ethical decisions, man has the prerogative of true freedom of choice.

The intuition of free will gives us the truth.

The intuition of free will gives us the truth.

Intuition does not in itself amount to knowledge, yet cannot be disregarded by philosophers and psychologists. ---->>>

The act of willing this or that, of choosing among various courses of conduct, is central in the realm of ethics. ---->>>

Human beings and their actions constitute the advancing front, the surging crest of an ongoing movement that never stops. ---->>>

The dynamic, creative present, however conditioned and restricted by the effects of prior presents, possesses genuine initiative. ---->>>

Most men, I am convinced, have an unmistakable feeling at the final moment of significant choice that they are making a free decision, that they can really decide which one of two or more roads to follow. ---->>>

The cause-effect sequences in our brains are just as determining, just as inescapable, as anywhere else in Nature. ---->>>

Biography

Nationality: American
Born: 03-28, 1902
Birthplace: Englewood, New Jersey
Die: 04-26, 1995
Occupation: Philosopher

Corliss Lamont (March 28, 1902 – April 26, 1995) was an American socialist philosopher and advocate of various left-wing and civil liberties causes. As a part of his political activities he was the Chairman of National Council of American-Soviet Friendship starting from the early 1940s.(wikipedia)