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"...scientific theorey is a contrived foothold in the chaos of living phenomena."  (Wilhelm Reich, Function of the Orgasm)

"And you, little adolescent girl, don't you dream about some movie star? Don't you take his picture to bed with you at night? Don't you sneak up to him, claiming to be over eighteen, and seduce him? And then what? Don't you hale your movie star into court and accuse him of rape? He's either acquitted or convicted and your grandmothers kiss the great movie star's hands? You understand, little girl! You wanted to sleep with the famous movie star, but you hadn't the courage to do it on your own responsibilty, so you put the blame on him, you poor raped little thing."  (Wilhelm Reich, Listen, Little Man!, 1948)

"Honest pioneer work in the field of science has always been, and will continue to be, life's pilot.  On all sides, life is surrounded by hostility.  This puts us under an obligation."  (Wilhelm Reich, Function of the Orgasm)

"Love, work, and knowledge are the wellsprings of our lives, they should also govern it."  (Wilhelm Reich)

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