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Obstruction of the immediate execution of an impulse converts it into a desire .
Nevertheless neither impulse nor desire is itself a purpose . A purpose is an end -
view . That is , it involves foresight of the consequences which will result from ...
Overemphasis upon activity as an end , a - tivity instead of upon intelligent activity
, leads to identification of freedom with immediate execution of impulses and
desires . This identification is justified by a confusion of impulse with purpose ...
No matter how strong his desire , it cannot be directly executed . The man must
form an idea of what kind of ... He must consider the relation of his funds and
available credit to the execution of the plan . He has to investigate available sites
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THE NEED OF A THEORY OF EX PERIENCE
CRITERIA OF EXPERIENCE
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