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Endless confusion and no end of futility gets into popular discussion merely
because of a failure to differentiate between these two conceptions. As I shall use
the words, then — moral and immoral, or moral right and wrong, are purely ...
Indeed, as we consider attentively the world about us — its business, its
journalism, its habits and customs, its loves and hates — we may well ask
whether reason is an innate part of human nature or merely a useful tool that has
Is it, then, just possible that the sense of conflict of which man is aware is merely
the by-product of this variability and that his persistent hypothesization of "oughts"
outside himself is merely the effect of a puzzled realization that he can be, not ...
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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