30 JAN 2012 by ideonexus

 Heroes VS Scholars

Heroes and scholars represent the opposite extremes... The scholar struggles for the benefit of all humanity, sometimes to reduce physical effort, sometimes to reduce pain, and sometimes to postpone death, or at least render it more bearable. In contrast, the patriot sacrifices a rather substantial part of humanity for the sake of his own prestige. His statue is always erected on a pedestal of ruins and corpses... In contrast, all humanity crowns a scholar, love forms the pedestal of his stat...
Folksonomies: humanism glory
Folksonomies: humanism glory
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Scholars work for humanity, heroes work for themselves.