Can Mankind Survive

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Marshall Jones Company, 1918 - Civilization - 201 pages
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Page 142 - To sum it all up together, we may boast that our commonwealth is the school of the civilized world. Each citizen of our republic is endowed with the power in his own person of adapting himself to the most varied form of activity and life with consummate versatility and ease.
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Page 15 - as the organized enmity of all men for one another, tending to the suicide of the human race.
Page 142 - up in action, and then to act when reflection has done its work.
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