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Feb 24, 2006 3:30 pm

Sweet Sympathy

Adam Smithsaid in his 1759 Theory of Moral Sentiments that one of our greatest pleasures in life is the"mutual sympathy of sentiments," the joy and satisfaction of discovering that one's own sentiments are echoed in or shared by others. He was right about that, of course. That joy is especially satisfying when it is unexpected.

So imagine my joy at finding this site, maintained by a fellow philosopher: (And it's not just the name I like!)

[Cross-listed at Proportional Belief.]

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