Para #13574 - Notebooks of Paul Brunton Notebooks of Paul Brunton

We must push the spade of enquiry deep down into the earth that surrounds the roots of this problem of wars and riots, aggressions and crimes, rather than be content with a mere surface view. The evils that menace our existence will then be found to grow out of two roots: ignorant egoism and unchecked emotion. The one is unnecessary, the other unreasonable.

-- Notebooks Category 11: The Negatives > Chapter 3: Their Presence in The World > # 161

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