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Now what I am saying here is not , I believe , an orthodox Christian view .
Orthodox Christianity insists that we are ourselves forever and ever . Mr . Gilbert
Chesterton ought to tell you about that . My credo is much nearer Stoicism . It is ,
I believe that religion , generally speaking , has been a curse to mankind - that its
modest and greatly overestimated services on the ethical side have been more
than overborne by the damage it has done to clear and honest thinking . I believe
I believe in the capacity of man to conquer his world , and to find out what it is
made of , and how it is run . I believe in the reality of progress . IBut the whole
thing , after all , may be put very simply . I believe that it is better to tell the truth
than 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