am 30.11.2002 22:14 Uhr schrieb Carrol Cox unter [log in to unmask]:

> But there is a real difficulty here, which Milton (I believe) first
> dramatized in the Temptation of Athens in PR -- there's just too damned
> much good and essential stuff out there for anyone to read;

Dear Carrol,

here's Arthur Schopenhauer's comment on that sad fact:

"Buying books would be a good thing if one could also buy the time to read
them: but as a rule the purchase of books is mistaken for the
appropriation of their contents."

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