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The cause of this complaint seems to me to be poverty and hard times. I am not
thinking of the abstract academic socialism of Karl Marx, or of our own
intelligentsia; this no longer seems to me to have much practical interest or
They have looked out for that first. A destitute and miserable man may write a
good book, or paint a good picture, or write a good piece of music, but the
records hint that he seldom, in these days, contrives to do another. It seems to me
that the ...
The logic seems to halt. Or I may cull this gem from the New York Medical Journal
, in an article on gout : "Uric acid is tottering upon its throne. Democracy is
advancing in medical theory as well as in political practice." Well, it is bad
manners to ...
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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