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|A book that left an indelible mark on an entire generation of readers, Cat’s Cradle is one of the twentieth century’s most important works—and Vonnegut at his very best. From the Trade Paperback edition.|
|It does not increase human knowledge, as science does; if anything, it ignores it. |
But it gives man a way to ... “Man is vile, and man makes nothing worth making,
knows nothing worth knowing,” Julian Castle remarks. Bokonon tells us that man
|Edwin Markham has appropriately put this similar thought in his poem, which I |
would like to quote: We are all blind until we see That in the human plan, Nothing
is worth the making if It does not make the man. Why build these cities glorious If
|would never have forgotten it, however well they had prospered, no even when |
they came to be reasonable men, and ... is nothing worth making a fight about,”
Walter said, with a bitterness which his humble companion did not understand,
|to say that you have none of those attributes which distinguish men from brutes |
— that you have nothing but this visible ... Surely you do not f Well, then, suppose
the soul that you have, with its wonderful capacities, if it had not to live for ever, if
there was no eternity, why, it is worth making the ... It is worth understanding and
loving those principles which will make a noble, manly, glorious, and virtuous life.
|We are blind until we see That in the human plan Nothing is worth the making If it |
does not make the man Why build these cities, If man unbuilded goes? In vain we
build the world Unless the builder also grows. —Edwin Markham Despite ...
|Apology is Plato's version of the speech given by Socrates as he defended himself in 399 BC against the charges of "corrupting the young, and by not believing in the gods in whom the city believes, but in other daimonia that are novel.|
|The same methods will not suit everyone; with some a certain amount of talk is |
necessary, help them out—make ... Nothing will raise a man's temper more
quickly than to give him the impression that you are of the opinion that he knows
... Three or four dollars per year is not a very heavy investment and you will get
ten times that much value out of the amount. ... The more valuable you can make
yourself to your employer the better you are making your own position, and if you
are where ...
|If you concentrate on what you don't have, you will never, ever have enough.” “In |
every aspect of our lives, we are always asking ourselves, How am I of value?
What is my worth? Yet I believe that ... “If a man wants you, nothing can keep him
away. If he doesn't ... “When the present educational system was set into motion,
women were not a part of the framing or decision making process. As a result, our