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A code has, of necessity, to be somewhat generalized, but every code of every
race has deeply imbedded in it both a sense of the values of life and a realization
of the complexity of human nature. There are innumerable things and acts that ...
It is not simply a question of a vast number of goods in life which at certain limits
change their character and turn into evils, but of a measuring of the comparative
values of these infinitely varied goods. The choice, whether conscious or not, ...
One finds oneself within a human world of values; and only as a result of
persistent inquiry and experiment does one reach such a useful concept as that
of a physical universe, considered as self-existent and apart from these values.
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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