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HUME: I rule you.
Thread started by tern at 04.7.08 - 5:49 pm

What are your needs, by beloved?

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Sorry everyone. Tyler just got ahold of my computer....



tern
04.7.08 - 5:50 pm

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Is this the Hume you are talking about?



sexy
04.7.08 - 6:11 pm

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But the Hpister rules all!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Hpister de Tocqueville
04.7.08 - 6:31 pm

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pee pee the sailor is in charge of your day.
pee pee the sailor is in charge of your night.



ruinedbyidiots
04.7.08 - 7:16 pm

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we don't need ROTW to recognize Hume, he is the man.





sexy
04.7.08 - 7:21 pm

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David Tyler Hume, No good reason
Rida of the Week.

I don't think he has done much of anything significant.
Maybe a bong load. He did make me a poor quality audio tape to expose me to some music I didn't really want to listen to. He doesn't return my calls. He is leaving a trail of lady's broken hearts, and probably some guys too.

I can name five people that have helped the community, or made sacrifices this week. They might be better suited to be ROTW.
Who cares about the glory whores. I'm all about the music God/ pool guy! He is my man.

His high points: he rides a fix gear, shoots up insulin, and hangs out with Jesus.

Only true Hume fans will know that he is rida of the week. They will have to read this "HUME: I rule you" thread to know.

It is true, within this thread

David Hume is ROTW



sexy
04.7.08 - 7:27 pm

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i dont return anyones phone calls ever. i prefer to show love in person.



ruinedbyidiots
04.7.08 - 7:32 pm

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http://www.tresnormale.com/index.php/Philosophers/Hume/T-shirts-men.html



ruinedbyidiots
04.7.08 - 7:37 pm

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Question #1:

Was Jesus a coprophagist?



toweliesbong
04.7.08 - 7:38 pm

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F-U Hume. I have to buy another t-shirt now!



sexy
04.7.08 - 7:41 pm

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Haha........'pool guy' and by proxy, CABANA BOY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Eric Hair
04.7.08 - 7:41 pm

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lest we forget -->



stevo4
04.7.08 - 7:45 pm

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Questions for Hume?

Let say it is a serious crisis happened, (an earthquake for instances) and no ambulance could get to your pool, and you could not get to a hospital. You solely, had to deliver a baby, how do yo think you would react, and handle the situation?

If you had to make the choice to get rid of one or the other would it be master of puppets or kill em all? Trek or the fixie? Computer or your stereo? Water or Beer?

If you could live in any neighborhood in LA, and money wasn't a issue, what neighborhood would it be in, and what would your house be like?

Do you recycle?

Why don't you return calls?

Is there a special girl you have a crush on right now? Is she part of the MR community?

Do you think you could be as successful in the lifeguard business in LA, as you have been in Ojai?

What is the best and worse part of living in Ojai?

Do you always get someone to put you up for the weekend in LA?

Do you ever go home and turn right back around to come back to LA, just because you wanted some comforts of home.

Can we all send you unlimited text messages?

What do you think of the ROTW honor?

Do you think it looks Gay when guys wear or ride pink bikes? (sorry FB)

Do you think that John McCain makes a better Presidential candidate when he unleashes the hate in his heart?

Do you think John McCain's version of the Beach Boy's "Barbaranne" which McCain, paradies "Bomb Iran" would make a great METAL tune?

Do you ever think of anything politics? What do you really think of Politics?

Do you find these questions annoying or fun?






sexy
04.7.08 - 7:52 pm

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Lord, ROTW would be great if only in spirit, the questions would make me wanna turn off my computer.

ROTW should get to ASK the questions.
Or in RBI's case, just post nonsensical quips/lyrics on every other thread w/ full immunity.



Eric Hair
04.7.08 - 7:59 pm

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alright Eric, sorry to bother you. Next week you get to be ROTW in a secret thread, and then you get to ask the questions. Try not to do anything noteworthy in the next week, don't ruin your chances to be secret ROTW.



sexy
04.7.08 - 8:01 pm

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Aww, sexy you know I love the way you work this board. Noteworthyless week in progess, two days down.

If I can get Dan to let me come over this week and build a bike I might be ruinin my chances...but that would be worth it.

Now Tyler, ANSWER SOME QUESTIONS FOR THE MAN!



Eric Hair
04.7.08 - 8:06 pm

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Let say it is a serious crisis happened, (an earthquake for instances) and no ambulance could get to your pool, and you could not get to a hospital. You solely, had to deliver a baby, how do yo think you would react, and handle the situation?

well, the hospital is directly across the street from the pool, and earthquakes do not exist in ojai, so this situation would never happen. however, if it were to actually happen i would shit my pants while wearing the trauma kit.

If you had to make the choice to get rid of one or the other would it be master of puppets or kill em all? Trek or the fixie? Computer or your stereo? Water or Beer?

kill em all really only has one good song (anesthesia-pulling teeth). master of puppets has one terrible song (sanitarium). if i had to choose, it would be ride the lightning. because im a hipster, im gonna go with the fixie. i dont listen to music on my computer, so id keep my stereo. and i will always choose tecate over water.

If you could live in any neighborhood in LA, and money wasn't a issue, what neighborhood would it be in, and what would your house be like?

a loft somewhere downtown. or ridgeway #2.

Do you recycle?

i do at home, and i try to put away all my empties in the proper receptacles on rides, but sometimes my cans do end up in the normal garbage

Why don't you return calls?

social anxiety

Is there a special girl you have a crush on right now? Is she part of the MR community?

yes. yes

Do you think you could be as successful in the lifeguard business in LA, as you have been in Ojai?

tough call. it only took me three years to work my way up to the top position here. i figure if i was working for the city of la instead of the city of ojai, it would take me alot longer.

What is the best and worse part of living in Ojai?

my favorite parts of ojai are the scenery and the bike path. the worst part might be the distance from you guys? i dunno. you make wherever you live, and ive made ojai work for me, so i dont really have any qualms about it. i still want to move.

Do you always get someone to put you up for the weekend in LA?

i sleep in my car if i put my bike in the trunk.

Do you ever go home and turn right back around to come back to LA, just because you wanted some comforts of home.

no. gas is expensive

Can we all send you unlimited text messages?

FUCK NO

What do you think of the ROTW honor?

i was februarys crank mobber of the month. alex thompson gave me a plaque. it hangs in my office next to my hulk hogan and david carradine autographed 8x10s. does rotw status do the same?

Do you think it looks Gay when guys wear or ride pink bikes? (sorry FB)

no. there are definetly alot of uglier bikes out there that people are riding. how do you wear a bike?

Do you think that John McCain makes a better Presidential candidate when he unleashes the hate in his heart?

i hate politics. that dude is way too old.

Do you think John McCain's version of the Beach Boy's "Barbaranne" which McCain, paradies "Bomb Iran" would make a great METAL tune?

i hate politics

Do you find these questions annoying or fun?

im happy to field any others.



ruinedbyidiots
04.7.08 - 8:19 pm

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David Tyler Hume, you are one of my favorite people. And, I hope your name goes down in history.



tern
04.7.08 - 9:57 pm

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This one is deep. You may want to meditate on this one.

Being that you partake in mother nature so much, and this is such a important of your life, as it is with others, (whether they realize it or not)
you may already have the answer.


Why is music so important?



sexy
04.7.08 - 11:32 pm

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Token Response:

David Hume is my bitch.



Immanuel Kant
04.8.08 - 12:27 am

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If you could choose another year to have been born in, what would it be?



PC
04.8.08 - 3:06 am

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Also, what do you think of the practice of paying a lot of money to buy an album/CD/EP/whatever that only contains one track that you didn't already have? How about paying a lot of money for an album that doesn't have any tracks that you didn't already have (not counting buying the same album in a different medium, e.g. buying the CD of something you have on vinyl)?



PC
04.8.08 - 3:10 am

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Why is music so important?

ive listened to music all my life. one of my earliest memories is driving down i-55 from jackson to ocean springs mississippi with my mom listening to lynyrd skynyrd the entire way there. i didnt start to appreciate it until like, 9th grade, when i got my first copy of black sabbaths "black sabbath". i dont know how many brain cells i lost listening to that cd. but something in "wasp / behind the wall of sleep / bassically / n.i.b." clicked, and ive never thought about music the same since.



ruinedbyidiots
04.8.08 - 9:47 am

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If you could choose another year to have been born in, what would it be?

it would have been cool to be a teenager in the 70s. just so i could see all my favorite bands when they were in their prime. people have told me i look like wooderson from dazed and confused when my hair was shorter and i parted it to the side like a hipster. so i guess i would be like him, getting older but the girls staying the same age. only i would be driving a dodge daytona. not the charger with the daytona kit or the plymouth.


Also, what do you think of the practice of paying a lot of money to buy an album/CD/EP/whatever that only contains one track that you didn't already have? How about paying a lot of money for an album that doesn't have any tracks that you didn't already have (not counting buying the same album in a different medium, e.g. buying the CD of something you have on vinyl)?

bonus tracks are saved for represses. "second press is the first loser". it depends on how good the song is. in this day and age i would probably find a way to download it, since its only one or two songs. never buy cds ever.



ruinedbyidiots
04.8.08 - 9:55 am

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"9th grade, when i got my first copy of black sabbaths "black sabbath"."

what a trip. the first album I bought was bowie's "space oddity", and the second one I bought was black sabbath's "black sabbath".



toweliesbong
04.8.08 - 11:11 am

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i dont like bowie that much. i especially hate that the bulge in his pants looks bigger than mine in the entirety of the labyrinth.



ruinedbyidiots
04.8.08 - 11:21 am

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hahahahah, that was the first and last bowie album I bought. hey, I was only 12.



toweliesbong
04.8.08 - 11:34 am

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if youre gonna wear makeup on stage, do it correctly.



ruinedbyidiots
04.8.08 - 2:13 pm

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i was februarys crank mobber of the month. alex thompson gave me a plaque. . does rotw status do the same?

No, its all internet hype, but I think it is much better, because it is open to see, to all of those who have web access and can find it.




sexy
04.8.08 - 8:37 pm

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sexy
04.8.08 - 8:39 pm

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hey thats me!



ruinedbyidiots
04.8.08 - 8:41 pm

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alright alright.



ruinedbyidiots
04.9.08 - 10:55 am

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Hume has a way with the ladies.



canadienne
04.9.08 - 11:08 am

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In my continuuing search for a trucking company to get my accident-free miles with, I happened upon these guys.
Hume must be an extremely, wealthy Sum'Bitch!!!



bentstrider
04.9.08 - 12:37 pm

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i prefer to think of it as the ladies having their way with me.
i currently have about $30 to my name.



ruinedbyidiots
04.9.08 - 2:02 pm

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duahh,

RBI, is the corporation. Everybody knows rich folks don't own anything, they are benefactors to trust(s).

Fontana, that so rocks, in a meth kinda way.



sexy
04.9.08 - 8:17 pm

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truckin, got my chips cashed in
truckin, like the doo-dah man



ruinedbyidiots
04.9.08 - 10:09 pm

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Hume, I was kissing this girl tonight and she tasted Metallic.

I thought of you man, I thought this girl is Metal!



sexy
04.11.08 - 2:24 am

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was is the metal unicorn? if so, then i am proud of you.
she is no longer the apple of my eye.



ruinedbyidiots
04.11.08 - 8:55 am

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was is? im going back to bed.



ruinedbyidiots
04.11.08 - 9:08 am

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NO, that would be funny, if she did taste like metal.

I never fancy her liked that, but I'm in love with her art.

Who is the new crush?



sexy
04.11.08 - 9:26 am

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"it would have been cool to be a teenager in the 70s . . . i would be driving a dodge daytona."

You'd have to have been a rich teenager; that was a limited edition car (only 503 made).



chipOff
04.11.08 - 9:27 am

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yeah, i know. thats why i specified the actual daytona, and not the charger with the daytona bodykit or the plymouth knockoff. i need mopar muscle.

sexy, the girl knows who she is.



ruinedbyidiots
04.11.08 - 9:32 am

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*dumbass grin*
Oh Hume...



canadienne
04.11.08 - 9:42 am

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ruinedbyidiots
04.11.08 - 10:06 am

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yo hume... its all about deeze nuts


-immanuel (god-like)



hitsthepoles_ow
04.11.08 - 10:43 am

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KANT IS DEAD



ruinedbyidiots
04.11.08 - 3:24 pm

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thank God, you developed some taste!



sexy
04.11.08 - 4:32 pm

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Taste? that reminds me it's time for the Philosopher's Drinking Song:

"Immanuel Kant was a real pissant
Who was very rarely stable.

Heidegger, Heidegger was a boozy beggar
Who could think you under the table.

David Hume could out-consume
Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel, [some versions have 'Schopenhauer and Hegel']

And Wittgenstein was a beery swine
Who was just as schloshed as Schlegel.

There's nothing Nietzsche couldn't teach ya
'Bout the raising of the wrist.
Socrates, himself, was permanently pissed.

John Stuart Mill, of his own free will,
On half a pint of shandy was particularly ill.

Plato, they say, could stick it away--
Half a crate of whisky every day.

Aristotle, Aristotle was a bugger for the bottle.
Hobbes was fond of his dram,

And René Descartes was a drunken fart.
'I drink, therefore I am.'

Yes, Socrates, himself, is particularly missed,
A lovely little thinker,
But a bugger when he's pissed."

Monty Python




mr rollers
04.11.08 - 5:14 pm

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mens recovery project - get your dick out of my food

get your dick out of my food
it spoils the flavor
taste?



ruinedbyidiots
04.11.08 - 5:45 pm

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-------------------------End Of Thread------------------------------------



sexy
04.11.08 - 7:45 pm

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RBI + CDN = <3

;)



tallcans4tallbikes
04.12.08 - 11:44 am

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RBI

Two question

what does the above reference mean?

Why do you go by the name Hume and not Humer?



sexy
06.20.08 - 1:39 pm

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tyler, post pictures of your mom



spiraldemon
06.20.08 - 1:46 pm

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but what does it aaaaaaall meeeeaaaaan???

hume is probably busy rocking a speedo as we speak. MEGA SWOON.



canadienne
06.20.08 - 2:32 pm

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Joe Borfo
06.20.08 - 3:21 pm

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That humer is overrated.



Hpister de Tocqueville
06.20.08 - 3:43 pm

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i may or may not be rocking my speedo at crank mob.



ruinedbyidiots
06.21.08 - 1:42 am

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My vote is for Mr. Hume(r) to sport the bikini Speedo tonight at the crank Mob. If he does, I will grace him with my presence and purchase him a tall boy of tecate. If he wears the bikini speedo tonight and I cannot show up, I will purchase him two tall boys of tecate next time I see Mr. Hume(r)



sexy
06.21.08 - 12:17 pm

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Any chance of Sexy sporting very Sexy slippers?



stevo4
06.21.08 - 12:39 pm

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still have a swollen right foot. It won't fit. In time they will be brought out to be seen by all. I can't wait.



sexy
06.21.08 - 12:50 pm

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Introducing:

David Mofuckin' Huuuuuuume!



tern
05.7.11 - 4:51 pm

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SHOW ME THE VICE!!!



markd
responding to a comment by tern
05.7.11 - 4:59 pm

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Here he is in his finest Stature:

david-hume



tern
05.7.11 - 5:00 pm

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David Hume, three hundred years ago, was in fact, Ruined By Idiots.



tern
05.7.11 - 5:05 pm

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...or as we know him here, ruinedbyidiots .



tern
05.7.11 - 5:06 pm

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Here's a brief story about our man ruinedbyiditiots:

TODAY is the 300th birthday of David Hume, otherwise known as ruinedbyidiots, the most important philosopher ever to write in English, according to The Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy. The conferences being held on Hume this year in Austria, the Czech Republic, Russia, Finland and Brazil suggest that the encyclopedia’s claim is perhaps too modest.

Panelists will cite Hume’s seismic impact on epistemology, political theory, economics, historiography, aesthetics and religion, as well as his deep skepticism of the powers of reason. But chances are they won’t have much to say about Hume the man.

It’s not surprising; Hume was most concerned with the nature of knowledge, morality, causality — not with fashioning a philosophy for everyday life. And yet his life, like his work, does offer insights about how to live. Consider an episode in Hume’s life that reflects his most provocative and misunderstood claim: that reason is and always will be the slave to our passions. Predictably, it happened in Paris.

In 1761, Hippolyte de Saujon, the estranged wife of the Comte de Boufflers and celebrated mistress of the Prince de Conti, sent a fan letter to Hume. His best-selling “History of England,” she wrote, “enlightens the soul and fills the heart with sentiments of humanity and benevolence.” It must have been written by “some celestial being, free from human passions.”

From Edinburgh, the rotund and flustered Hume, long resigned to a bachelor’s life, thanked Mme. de Boufflers. “I have rusted amid books and study,” he wrote, and “been little engaged ... in the pleasurable scenes of life.” But he would be pleased to meet her.

And so he did, two years later, when he was posted to the British Embassy in Paris. Boufflers and Hume quickly became intimate friends, visiting and writing to each other often. Hume soon confessed his attachment and his jealousy of Conti. Boufflers encouraged him, though no one knows how far: “Were I to add our deepened friendship to my other sources of happiness ... I cannot conceive how I could ever complain of my destiny.”

Yet she was also merciless. Men, she wrote to Hume, have “servile souls”; they “like to be mistreated; they are avid for severity, all the while indifferent to kindness.” Hume seemed different, but she warned him: “If I have been mistaken, my affection and all that supports it will soon be destroyed.”

While visiting Paris, Gilbert Elliot, a Scottish friend of Hume’s, became alarmed by Hume’s preoccupation with the comtesse and feared that his heart would be destroyed by her domineering character. After leaving, Elliot wrote to warn him: “I see you at present upon the very brink of a precipice ... the active powers of our mind are much too limited to be usefully employed in any pursuit more general than the service of that portion of mankind we call our country.”

In seeing his friend in danger of losing himself to passion, Elliot might have heard an echo of Hume’s own philosophical precepts. In his “Treatise of Human Nature,” Hume argued that “reason alone can never be a motive to any action of the will.” Desire, for example, “arises not from reason.” And yet it can (and ought to be) “directed by it.”

As Elliot foresaw, his friend’s bliss was soon shattered. The comtesse’s husband died; she was free to try to convince the Prince de Conti to marry her, and focused her formidable energy on doing so. A distressed Hume was transformed into her platonic adviser and confidant.

Yet he acquitted himself with dignity. When it became clear to everyone except Boufflers that the prince would not marry her, Hume urged her to be reasonable.

In effect, Hume did for her as Elliot had done for him. He reminded her that, insofar as it never causes or creates our desires, reason is indeed passion’s slave. But it is a most useful slave, for it helps us understand and guide our competing passions.

The “chief triumph of art and philosophy,” he wrote years before meeting Boufflers, is that it “refines the temper” and “points out to us those dispositions which we should endeavor to attain, by a constant bent of mind and by repeated habit.”

Those lines sound as if they came from a philosopher whose life reflects his convictions and intends to offer us a model for our own lives. Scholars of the urbane and portly Hume typically see him as an unlikely candidate to place alongside, say, Socrates as a philosopher of this “art of living.” So it’s worth remembering that Hume proved himself equal to his philosophy in his relationship with Boufflers.

He corresponded with her until the end of his life. In fact, he was on his own deathbed when news of the Prince de Conti’s death reached him. Yet he took up his pen to commiserate with the greatest love of his life.

And at the letter’s end he said goodbye: “I see death approach gradually without any anxiety or regret. I salute you, with great affection and regard, for the last time.”



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