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Single Idea 23766

[catalogued under 1. Philosophy / D. Nature of Philosophy / 7. Despair over Philosophy]

Full Idea

Henceforth be no more children, tossed to and fro, and carried about with every wind of doctrine, by the sleight of men, and cunning craftiness, whereby they lie in wait to deceive.

Gist of Idea

Don't be tossed to and fro with every wind of doctrine, by cunning deceptive men


St Paul (10: Ephesians [c.55], 4:14)

Book Reference

'The Bible', ed/tr. the Church [Collins 1950], p.564

A Reaction

One quoted to me by a learned religious friend, in response to Idea 23767. I sympathise. I find it extraordinary the nonsense that students of philosophy can be led into, when they swallow some specious argument.

Related Idea

Idea 23767 The winds of the discussion should decide its destination [Plato]