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 - Claire - Goodreads
I don't know how to explain to non-educators and politicians how education is more important than national security. I thought this book would give me good ideas on how to do that, but it didn't, really. Read full review
Review: Emile or On EducationUser Review - Sarah - Goodreads
5 Stars for Books 1-3, 0 Stars for 4&5. I breezed through the infancy to puberty sections of this classic but then died somewhere in the middle of "The Creed of a Sayvoyard Priest." This just so happens to be the point where Rousseau begins talking about sentiment ( bleeeeech). Read full review