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By Philip Wylie

A daring and provocative indictment of our glossy international. "...this publication will most likely offend as many various different types of humans and as many issues of view as any oather ebook in print." - the recent Yorker

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Then think. And act only after these. We have had quite a little time to use, now. How did the people employ it? What have been their various reactions to the natural fact of atomic energy--the objective finding, at last, of a force which is parallel to the energies of instinct, as ultimate, as fundamental, as susceptible of good or evil, of creation or destruction--the very crystal analogue for instinct? The people called for the Army. The positive archetype of the soldier is courage. His function is to surround his nation with his life and to make its purchase dear.

It cannot be improved at the top of the species, as communists and tories alike maintain and churchmen, too, in effect, any more than a swarm of bees or a school of fish can be improved in their natures by the arbitrary interference of a few bees or fish, however novel their behavior. However altruistic or idealist. The individual represents the whole. To be changed, he must change himself. In man, the conscious psychological process is here involved. All men are the same. But each has a different level of consciousness even of that fact.

And when she sings to him, he lies back in the swaddling clothes of untied tie, unbuttoned waistcoat, to enjoy lullaby at his unnatural age. He dreams on the greatness of his country and does nothing for it even as he feebly dreams on Walter Mitty the Hero. His songs no longer hope; they are a fatuous repose. I've watched ten thousand Walters singing "God Bless America" in the smug assumption that the deed's been done, so that the tepid ditty was not even a prayer but a profanation, not benediction, but alibi.

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