Alright, this is part one of many to come....let's get those brains working!!
The surest way to corrupt a youth is to teach him to hold in higher esteem those who think alike than those who think differently.
-Friedrich Nietzsche, The Dawn, Sec. 297
Not everyone wants to be happy. Depressives don't. They want to be unhappy to confirm they're depressed. If they were happy they couldn't be depressed anymore. They'd have to go out into the world and live. Which can be depressing.
Poetry is not a turning loose of emotion, but an escape from emotion; it is not the expression of personality, but an escape from personality. But, of course, only those who have personality and emotions know what it means to want to escape from these things.
-T. S. Eliot
Hatred, the mischievous delight in the misfortune of others, the lust to rob and dominate, and whatever else is called evil belongs to the most amazing economy of the preservation of the species.