Prometheus (Classic Reprint)

Prometheus (Classic Reprint)

by James Guy Burr

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Prometheus (Classic Reprint) by James Guy Burr

Excerpt from Prometheus

To those who speculate seriously on the subject, the traditional fall of man is sup posed to be the time when the sense nature was first awakened as a. Medium of knowl edge and the sub-conscious mind put to sleep or beyond our consciousness.

Knowledge has not brought happiness, but rather the reverse, and yet, no man who has real learning would exchange it for the bliss of ignorance. Knowledge in itself is not an enemy to happiness, but by a process of disillusionment, shows us that the things from which we once derived happiness are unworthy of the name and makes demand for finer quality, which is not easily found. At the point where the well of joy seems to dry up, there are two outlets - eternal men tal progression for the thinker, and for the sensualist dissipation.iv Introduction.

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780243420339
Publisher: FB&C Ltd
Publication date: 02/17/2017
Pages: 132
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.28(d)

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