Loss and Gain

Loss and Gain

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"[...]what a "view" is, what it is to be "viewy," and what is the state of those who have no "views." When, then; men for the first time look upon the world of politics or religion, all that they find there meets their mind's eye as a landscape addresses itself for the first time to a person who has just gained his bodily sight. One thing is as far off as another; there is no perspective. The connection of fact with fact, truth with truth, the bearing of fact upon truth, and truth upon fact, what leads to what, what are points primary and what secondary, -all this they have yet to learn. It is all a new science to them, and they do not even know their ignorance of it. Moreover, the world of to-day has no connection in their minds with the world of yesterday; time is not a stream, but stands before them round and full, like the moon. They do not know what happened ten years ago, much less the annals of a[...]."show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 278 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 15mm | 376g
  • Createspace Independent Publishing Platform
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1507679068
  • 9781507679067

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90 ratings
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4 42% (38)
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2 8% (7)
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