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It is a commonplace that since the seventeenth century science has
revolutionized our beliefs abou outer nature , and it is also beginning to
revolutionize those about man . When our minds dwell on this extraordinary
change , they are likely to ...
Given a complex nature and a complex environment , no man can depend solely
on his own desires and thought to lead him through life with satisfaction . To an
extent that we little dream of , we have to rely upon the accumulated wisdom and
But if he is part of nature and yet not really at one with it , then he is surely a
human being , for it is the lines which the perception of such a dilemma have
worn into the soul which constitute the mark — not of the beast , but of the man .
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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