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Since I was anxious to go on , I admitted it provisionally , but my belief that
somewhere in the world solid knowledge was obtainable had received a rude
shock . The desire to discover some really certain knowledge inspired all my
work up to ...
The popular philosophy of life is filled with desire to attain such an all - embracing
unity , and formal philosophies have ... Men who look for a single purport and a
single end either frame an idea of them according to their private desires and ...
And we are under a necessity to escape from it as we become more intelligent ,
because increasing intelligence brings us more and more clearly face to face
with the ultimate frustration of every individual desire in age , enfeeblement , and
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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