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There are innumerable things and acts that have value , many of the simplest and
lowest forms of which have value for animals as well as for ourselves — such as
warmth , food , shelter , sexual satisfaction , and so on . There are others which ...
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
ALBERT EINSTEIN BERTRAND RUSSELL III JOHN Dewey IV ROBERT ANDREWS MILLIKAN THEODORE DREISER
H G WELLS
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