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The Zeppelin Tribune, Nuremberg, during the Great Days per Oswald Spengler THE ARABIAN (or Semitic) culture, denoted as “Magian.” Its symbol is the cave. It is inward-looking. Architecturally, it is represented by the mosque or synagogue. Interior of the Cave Synagogue in Jerusalem, one of several…
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Classic Essays

A quick scan of modern philosophers of history from Danilevsky to Schweitzer IF WE MAKE an exception for Will Durant, the Simon and Schuster chronicler, the best-selling historians of the twentieth century are organicists — giants of insight like Spengler and Toynbee, whose polymathic sweep…
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Classic Essays

by Instaurator “Man’s purpose on earth …is to create order.” — Maxim Gorky THERMODYNAMICS, as the name implies, originated as a systematic study of the processes used to convert heat into a more useful form of energy. An empirical science that has now been thoroughly…
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