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"La morale dei positivisti"

R. Ardigò, “La morale dei positivisti”.

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Jack London's The Iron Heel

This wasn’t due to go up until tomorrow, but with the fucking Tories somehow re-elected this morning…

Back in the mists of time, around a decade ago, there was a plan for an ever-expanding online collection of short critical essays on key works of the fantastic. 1,175 more words

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Herbert Spencer

” The Republican form of government is the highest form of government; but because of this it requires the highest type of human nature — a type nowhere at present existing.”

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Thomas Henry Huxley

I am too much of a sceptic to deny the possibility of anything.

Thomas Henry Huxley

Letter to Herbert Spencer (22 Mar 1886). In L.

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Herbert Spencer

” For what is meant by saying that a government ought to educate the people? Why should they be educated? What is the education for?

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The History of Epigenetics and the Science of Social Progress

by Shea Robison (@EpigeneticsGuy)

The importance of Jean-Baptiste Lamarck and of Lamarckism in the contemporary debates about epigenetics and genetics is difficult to overstate, primarily because one of the most common epithets used against contemporary epigenetics is that it is ‘Lamarckian’, which distinction is deemed sufficient to dismiss any subsequent discussion. 1,896 more words

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THE MESSIANIC INSTINCT

by Elbert Hubbard (1856-1915)

EDITORIAL NOTE: Originally, this essay was included in the Little Journey series printed in 1900 by The Roycrofter Press owned by Hubbard. 1,672 more words

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