“Our principles fix what our life stands for, our aims create the light our life is bathed in, and…”

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“Our principles fix what our life stands for, our aims create the light our life is bathed in, and our rationality, both individual and coordinate, defines and symbolizes the distance we have come from mere animality. It is by these means that our lives come to more than what they instrumentally yield. And by meaning more, our lives yield more.”

Robert Nozick, The Nature of Rationality

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