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|Einstein's pacifism, like his entire approach to politics, was pragmatic: the goal |
rather than the gesture was important. ... 'It appears not only wise but imperative
for men of education in all countries to exert their influence for the kind of .... of
our convictions may be significant even if these convictions, as all value
judgments, cannot be proven through logical deduction. ..... but they should fight
for things worth while, not for imaginary geographical lines, racial prejudices and
private greed ...
|Faced with this avalanche, people are looking back again to their experiences in |
1945, and to the awe they felt at the .... The desert below them was covered with
jagged peaks and lofty crags which looked (the simile is Willa Gather's) like ......
there were the higher salaries and the spectacular country, which was not
something that merely pleased the eye and permitted ..... Ultimately, among other
fields, I became responsible for all internal security, for world-wide military
intelligence on ...
|The book is a passionate and witty tour de force of style, strongly influenced by T.S. Eliot's The Waste Land, Joyce, and Dostoevsky. From the Trade Paperback edition.|
|Considered one of the most important works of literature in Western Civilization, Desiderius Erasmus's essay, Praise of Folly, is a classic satirical work in the style of Lucian, the ancient Greek, in which the Goddess of Folly extols the ...|
|Translated from the original Dutch by Agnes Louise Symmers and originally published by Alfred A. Knopf, this collection of letters was written by the daughter of a Javanese civil servant in the Dutch colonial government.|