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I have often thought that, just as the mechanical side of science has advanced in
the past century, so the next century may see a similar rapid and sensational
development on the biological side. And this may change the state of society
In the early part of the nineteenth century the business of government, whether
national or local government, was honeycombed with favoritism, corruption, and
barefaced peculation. This wholesale dishonesty on the part of representatives ...
England is only likely to regain her former pre-eminence if we can be ten years
ahead of the rest of the world in industry, as we were a century ago. We should,
of course, reorganise our industries, but other countries have already done so.
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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