10 November 2014

Gold, Jerry! Gold!




Three more aphorisms of gold from Nicolás Gómez Dávila:

The majority of properly modern customs would be crimes in an authentically civilized society.

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The Christian knows with certainty what his personal behavior should be, but he can never state for certain that he is not making a mistake by adopting this or that social reform.

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The fool, seeing that customs change, says that morality varies.


Escolios a un Texto Implícito: Selección, p. 467

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