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An Introduction To Non-aristotelian Systems And General Semantics.

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CHAPTER XXXI
CONCLUDING REMARKS
Pitiless indeed are the processes of Time and Creative Thought and Logic; they respect the convenience of none nor the love_ of things held sacred; agony attends their course. Yet their work is the increasing glory of a world, - the production of psychic light, - the growth of knowledge, - the advancement of understanding, - the enlargement of human life, - the emancipation of Man. (264>                                             cassius j. keyser
Yet the barbarians, who are not divided by rival traditions, fight all the more incessantly for food and space. Peoples cannot love one another unless they love the same ideas. (461)                                        g. santayana
The individual whose brutish desire for personal profit is unrestrained by the needs and rights of his fellows reverts to barbarism. If a bandit he is outlawed; if a politician he is - usually reelected, with resulting retrogression of the entire social organization. (221)                c. judson herrick
... a "League of Sound Logic" is the best "League of Nations" because effective under the subtle inevitable laws of Logical Fate - Unified Doctrines Will Unify Man. (280>                                                                A. k.
A little less worry over the child and a bit more concern about the world we make for the child to live in; an inclusion of the child in a life of which the aim is not merely to earn money so as to become independent of the job; more love for whole-hearted, creative work and progress that will make possible what we all can share in; with these conditions, the adult and the young both will have a better chance.*                     adolf meyer
The present remarks were originally written for the last chapter of the whole volume, but a final critical survey of the material suggested the newly ordered sequence of the present three main divisions. Book I gives a general preparatory introduction which will help the reader to differentiate between the A and systems, and to evaluate properly the differences. Book II formulates the main A principles which constitute an organic interrelated whole, to which the present concluding remarks belong. Book III gives some additional structural data about mathematics and physics which usually are not treated from the present point of view, but which furnish the essential structural material needed.
The writing of Book I, and particularly Book III, was very laborious and difficult. I often had the temptation to omit Book III entirely, and to refer the reader to other authors. After months of search, however, I found, to my sorrow, that, in spite of many excellent volumes, there were no books written from a structural and semantic
♦What Can the Psychiatrist Contribute to Character Education? Rel. Educ. May, 1930.
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