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Wilhelm Reich

Quote of Wilhelm Reich - Scientific theory is a contrived foothold...

Biography - Wilhelm Reich:

Born: 1897 - Died: 1957
20th century
19th century
Place of birth: Ukraine

Scientific theory is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena.

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Quotes for: chaos


Quotes about chaos:

One must still have chaos in oneself to be able to give birth to a dancing star.

We adore chaos because we love to produce order.

The task of art today is to bring chaos into order.

In my prints I try to show that we live in a beautiful and orderly world and not in a chaos without norms, as we sometimes seem to.

When you are philosophising you have to descend into primeval chaos and feel at home there.

Quotes for: theory


Quotes for: theory

All theory, dear friend, is gray, but the golden tree of life springs ever green,

A theory which is not refutable by any conceivable event is non-scientific. Irrefutability is not a virtue of a theory (as people often think) but a vice.

Philosophy aims at the logical clarification of thoughts. Philosophy is not a body of doctrine but an activity.

True art is creation, and creation is beyond all theories.

It is the theory that decides what can be observed.

If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts.


Wilhelm Reich also said...

Love, work, and knowledge are the wellsprings of our lives, they should also govern it.

Your life will be good and secure when aliveness will mean more to you than security; love more than money; your freedom more than party line or public opinion

It is the basic evasion of the essential which is the problem of man.

I tell you: "Only you yourself can be your liberator!"

The fact that political ideologies are tangible realities is not a proof of their vitally necessary character. The bubonic plague was an extraordinarily powerful social reality, but no one would have regarded it as vitally necessary.

Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot. On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility. This puts us under an obligation.

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