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Orthodox Christianity insists that we are ourselves forever and ever. Mr. Gilbert
Chesterton ought to tell you about that. My credo is much nearer Stoicism. It is,
indeed, Stoicism seen in the light of modern biological science. I do not believe in
The command "thou shalt believe" is not moral; if we can force ourselves to obey
it, we do so not because ... the naturally good and right thing to do, but for fear of
displeasing some divine power, and of thus exposing ourselves to punishment.
E find ourselves in a world where we know our own existence and where
something which Aristotle called "Common Sense" makes us recognise the
reality of existences outside our own. Further, we find in ourselves senses of right
and wrong, ...
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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