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Ours has been called a culture of narcissism. The label is apt but can be misleading. It reads colloquially as selfishness and sel ...
When we walk the streets at night in safety, it does not strike us that this might be otherwise. This habit of feeling safe has be ...
The so-called consumer society and the politics of corporate capitalism have created a second nature of man which ties him libidin ...
Parents fear lest the natural love of their children may fade away. What kind of nature is that which is subject to decay? Custom ...
Habit is a second nature that destroys the first. But what is nature? Why is habit not natural? I am very much afraid that nature ...
To exist as an advertisement of her husband's income, or her father's generosity, has become a second nature to many a woman who m ...
Theory may be deliberate, as in a chapter on chemistry, or it may be second nature, as in the immemorial doctrine of ordinary endu ...
Telling lies is a fault in a boy, an art in a lover, an accomplishment in a bachelor, and second-nature in a married man.
Motion or change, and identity or rest, are the first and second secrets of nature: Motion and Rest. The whole code of her laws ma ...
To the intelligent, nature converts itself into a vast promise, and will not be rashly explained. Her secret is untold. Many and m ...
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