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... the accumulated wisdom of our race does not hesitate, just as, without "
scientific proof," it does not hesitate to place a Beethoven above an ephemeral
composer of "sob stuff"; a Confucius above a Chinese river pirate; a Washington
above a ...
The key was handed out through the small crevice between the two doors and I
was soon in my seat reading aloud my assignments. The school was not
dismissed till dusk, when each boy bowed to the big picture of Confucius in
I read the works of a few of the non-Confucian and Neo- Confucian philosophers
of ancient and medieval China and was delighted in the altruism of Mo Ti and the
naturalistic philosophy of Lao-tze and Chuang-tze. Through the popular ...
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Autobiographical essays by Einstein, Bertrand Russell, Dewey, Dreiser, H.G. Wells, Nansen, James Jeans, Babbitt, Arthur Keith, James Adams, H.L. Mencken, Julia Peterkin, Lewis Mumford, G.J. Nathan, Hu ... Read full review