Our inner conflicts are caused by these contradictions. Drawn this way by nature and that way by man, compelled to yield to both forces, we make a compromise and reach neither goal. We go through life, struggling and hesitating, and die before we have found peace, useless alike to ourselves and to others.
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Review: Emile: Or On EducationUser Review - Alex Milledge - Goodreads
I am delighted that I read a treatise on child development in my course of reading, and having it written by the flamboyant, precocious womanizing Rousseau. I agreed with him although his views on god ... Read full review
Review: Emile: Or On EducationUser Review - Ann - Goodreads
I read this book as a parent (so not as a fictional philosophical book, but more as a guide book to raising children). There are some wonderful insights (for example letting children be children, not ... Read full review