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In the last analysis, civilization itself is primarily dependent upon just this thing.
The change from the individual life of the animal to the group life of civilized man,
which becomes a life of ever-expanding complexity as our scientific civilization ...
Mr. Liang was a great admirer of modern Western civilization and published a
series of essays in which he frankly admitted that the Chinese as a race had
suffered from the deplorable lack of many fine traits possessed by the European
As one or the other of them achieves an ascendancy over any united group, it
forms a corresponding civilization — a Puritan New England, a Renaissance Italy
, or that association of monks which made the Thebaid famous. But the very fact ...
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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
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