Denis Diderot Quote

What is this world of ours? A complex entity subject to sudden changes which all indicate a tendency to destruction; a swift succession of beings which follow one another, assert themselves and disappear; a fleeting symmetry; a momentary order.


Dying words of Nicholas Saunderson as portrayed in Lettre sur les aveugles [Letter on the Blind] (1749)

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What is this world of ours? A complex entity subject to sudden changes which all indicate a tendency to destruction; a swift succession of beings...

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What is this world of ours? A complex entity subject to sudden changes which all indicate a tendency to destruction; a swift succession of beings...

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What is this world of ours? A complex entity subject to sudden changes which all indicate a tendency to destruction; a swift succession of beings...

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What is this world of ours? A complex entity subject to sudden changes which all indicate a tendency to destruction; a swift succession of beings...