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American society is a sort of flat, fresh-water pond which absorbs silently, without reaction, anything which is thrown into it.
It was the feeling of a passenger on an ocean steamer whose mind will not give him rest until he has been in the engine-room and t ...
The primary imperative for women who intend to assume a meaningful and decisive role in today's social change is to begin to perce ...
In contrast to revenge, which is the natural, automatic reaction to transgression and which, because of the irreversibility of the ...
In a land which is fully settled, most men must accept their local environment or try to change it by political means; only the ex ...
To pray is to pay attention to something or someone other than oneself. Whenever a man so concentrates his attention--on a landsca ...
The primary distinction of the artist is that he must actively cultivate that state which most men, necessarily, must avoid: the s ...
I do not think that literature is the primary instrument for social transformation, but I do think it has potency. So I work to te ...
Large department stores, with their luxuriant abundance of canned goods, foods, and clothing, are like the primary landscape and t ...
Terrorism is an intolerant reaction to the hypertolerance of our societies, just as rape may be an intolerance of our boundless se ...
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