a wandering woman writes

Monday, July 30, 2007

I knew I liked William James

Most people live...in a very restricted circle of their potential being.
They make use of a very small portion of their possible consciousness, and of
their soul's resources in general, much like a man who, out of his whole bodily
organism, should get into a habit of using only his little finger.

William James, The Varieties of Religious Experience (1901)

From Rolf Potts at Vagabonding

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