Russell on Becoming a Man of Genius

Amusing little smart-ass essay by Bertrand Russell illuminating the genius of Carlyle, Nietzsche, and Lawrence…

Ignore fact and reason, live entirely in the world of your own fantastic and myth-producing passions; do this whole-heartedly and with conviction, and you will become one of the prophets of your age.

Author: Will Wilkinson

Vice President for Research at the Niskanen Center

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