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It should be clearly understood that moral rules are not commands which have to
be obeyed through fear - the lowest instinct in man — but they are good in
themselves , because their observance furthers the welfare of men in this life ,
and has ...
They have the same instinct for morality that the artist has for beauty , or the
gentleman for his code of honour . For them there is no need of a sanction
involving compulsion , either physical or psychological . They have , so to speak ,
the moral ...
... than even Mr . Shaw has pictured , we may infer that at least a possible fate for
us is to reach a condition of stable equilibrium , when the faculty of thought ,
which will be no longer useful , will be withdrawn , and instinct will take its place .
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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