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 (Dodo Press)User Review - Henrique Maia - Goodreads
A Huge "Thought Experiment" Rousseau wants to reform the state of the decadent human institutions of his time. And what best place to start with than by educating people to be good citizens? So the ... Read full review
Review: EmileUser Review - Laura Gilfillan - Goodreads
A treatise on how to tutor a child; a boy, of course, girls are different. He discussed the different stages a child would go through, and what instruction would be appropriate for each stage. The ... Read full review