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I have often thought that , just as the mechanical side of science has advanced in
the past century , so the next century may see a similar rapid and sensational
development on the biological side . And this may change the state of society
In the eighties of the last century geologists were unloading in the markets of
science harvests of evidence gathered from the rocks . As the evidence
accumulated , the evolutionary origin of all living things became a certainty . Then
as now ...
England is only likely to regain her former pre - eminence if we can be ten years
ahead of the rest of the world in industry , as we were a century ago . We should ,
of course , reorganise our industries , but other countries have already done so .
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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