Friday, May 21, 2010

Who said "Life is made of choices"?

This quote, which is getting a lot of mileage these days, was first penned in 1929 by a fellow named William Yerington, in "Emerson and Beyond: Essays Toward a Philosophy."  Yerington wrote the words in an essay he called "The New Supernaturalism", in which he takes Nietzsche to task for...something...but to tell the truth, it's a bit hard to tell exactly what.

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