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Roman senator and historian 56-120 AD0
A shocking crime was committed on the unscrupulous initiative of few individuals, with the blessing of more, and amid the passive acquiescence of all.
American academic and social critic 1947-0
Most of western culture is a distortion of reality. But reality should be distorted; that is, imaginatively amended. The Buddhist acquiescence to nature is neither accurate about nature nor just to human potential.Source: Sexual Personae: Art and Decadence from Nefertiti to Emily Dickinson (1990)