“Nothing is so hateful to the philistine as the “dreams of his youth.” … For what…”

“Nothing is so hateful to the philistine as the “dreams of his youth.” … For what appeared to him in his dreams was the voice of the spirit, calling him once, as it does everyone. It is of this that youth always reminds him, eternally and ominously. That is why he is antagonistic toward youth.”

Walter Benjamin, “Experience”, Walter Benjamin: Selected Writings

“Without effort and change, human life cannot remain good. It is not a finished Utopia that we ought…”

“Without effort and change, human life cannot remain good. It is not a finished Utopia that we ought to desire, but a world where imagination and hope are alive and active.”

Bertrand Russell, Political Ideals

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