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... the world ' s human energies and progressive capacities , and which has
actually determined to no small degree the direction of human progress . The
significance of this event is completely independent even of 38 LIVING
FRIDTJOF NANSEN It is strange how very rarely one hears men explain frankly
and clearly their faith , what they actually believe in their innermost selves and in
their sincerest moments ; what higher powers they admit , if any ; what future .
There are conservative and even timid elements in his writings ; but as a result of
the superior imaginative appeal of the new dualism based on the myth of man ' s
natural goodness , the rôle he has actually played has been that of arch ...
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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