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The "spirit" or "soul" is but a name for the manifestations of the living brain. The
leading neurologists of the world are agreed that the same is true of the human
brain. It was only when they abandoned the dual conception — an inheritance
... adapt themselves to circumstances than my ancestors and I have been, have
perished from the earth; for my being alive proves that I came from stock with a
strong will to live and the hardiness to persist in living and in reproducing its kind.
ers, living or long dead, renowned or nameless, sublime or vulgar, lives in him.
And so on ad infinitum. Fourteen centuries ago a man wrote an essay on "The De
- structibility of the Soul" which was considered so sacrilegious that his Emperor ...
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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