Monday, December 29, 2014

Quote of the Day

Cheaters never prosper, we tell ourselves. But the ape in us knows it's not true. Clumsy, untutored, cheats never prosper. They are discovered and suffer the consequences [...]But what we apes despise is the clumsiness of their effort, the ineptness, the gaucherie. The ape in us does not despise the cheating itself...

- Mark Rowlands, The Philosopher and the Wolf: Lessons from the Wild on Love, Death, and Happiness

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