The Ruins[: Or, Meditations on the Revolutions of Empires and the Law of Nature

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Kessinger Publishing, Apr 1, 1996 - Philosophy - 260 pages
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Contents: Condition of Man in the Universe; The Primitive State of Man; Principles of Society; Sources of Evils of Societies; Origin of Governments and Law; Causes of the Revolutions and Ruin of Ancient States; Lessons of Times Past Repeated on the Present; Will the Human Race Improve; The New Age; A Free and Legislative People; Universal Basis of all Right and all Law; Conspiracy of Tyrants; The Search of Truth; Religious Contradictions; Religious Idea; Worship of the Elements and of the Physical Powers of Nature; Worship of the Stars, Symbols, Idolatry; Dualism; Moral and Mystical Worship Worship of the Universe under Diverse Emblems; The Element of Fire; Religion of Moses; World religions; The Law of Nature, plus much more!

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In this book you have a European scholar verifying that Africans were the greatest contributors to humanity and culture in history. Read full review

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This is another look at history that was written by a Frenchman who was a contemporary of Thomas Jefferson. Instead of looking to Greece and Rome as the cradle of civilization, he considers Egypt to ... Read full review

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