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... standards of value different from any plainly perceptible in the world around
him and yet conflicting with others no less categorically insistent, is human. He
may imagine, as have the members of most human societies, some invisible
Man lives in two worlds, the visible world which changes with time, and an
invisible world whose constituents do not change. But both worlds can only be
described as they appear to us, that is, from a human and imperfect standpoint.
I have not very much use for people who are not in touch with the invisible world.
At best they are good animals, and too often not even that. The men and women
who have done best, both for themselves and their fellows, are those who have ...
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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