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Instead of being encouraged in the practice of free inquiry , children are
instructed in some brand of orthodoxy , with the result that unfamiliar ideas
inspire them with terror rather than with interest . All these bad results spring from
a pursuit of ...
What we plainly see is birth and death - the result of chemic and electrophysical
processes of which at bottom we know exactly nothing . And beyond that - murder
, the chase , life living on life , the individual sustaining himself at the expense of ...
... in life will appear in one ' s use of general terms . It is plain that the humanist
and the Rousseauist clash radically in their definitions . As a result of his
elimination of the dualistic element , the Rousseauist has , as I have remarked ,
set up a ...
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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