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Quotation by Alain
As opposed to the incoherent spectacle of the world, the real is what is expected, what is obtained and what is discovered by our own movement. It is what is sensed as being within our own power and always responsive to our action.
Alain [Emile-Auguste Chartier] (1868–1951), French philosopher. The Gods, bk. 1, ch. 3 (1934, trans. 1988).
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