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I felt like I could write and speak with optimism about the future of conversation without it being foolish optimism.
You could call Wolfe’s tactic of pushing an antelope until it collapses crazy, foolish, or futile.
Sometimes the same decision that’s labeled as genius in one context is labeled as foolish in another, depending on the way the ball bounces.
So I would feel foolish putting the scientific ideas out there but not making my own comment about a larger conversation that includes more perspectives on what some of this could mean.
Trying to envision life months or a couple of years down the road may seem futile or even foolish.
I see no infinite goodness here, but only the infinite foolishness of sentimental superstition.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Jess carried this idea in her mind, although she was not as much troubled by her schoolmates foolishness as was Mother Wit.
Or perhaps a species of snob who cannot see the difference between his own foolishness and the foolishness of others.
As favour and riches forsake a man, we discover in him the foolishness they concealed, and which no one perceived before.
She even tried to sing again, in her faint sweet voice, some of the dear old songs, laughing softly at her own foolishness.
DAVID FLEMING'S FORGIVENESSMARGARET MURRAY ROBERTSON

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