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It is a myth, not a mandate, a fable not a logic, and symbol rather than a reason by which men are moved.
The standardized American is largely a myth created not least by Americans themselves.
The discovery that the universe has no purpose need not prevent a human
being from having one.
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November 28, 1896
September 4, 1954
Irwin Edman was an American philosopher and professor of philosophy.
Arts and the Man (1939)
Human Traits and their Social Significance (1919)
Candle in the Dark: A Postscript to Despair (1939)
Philosopher's quest (1947)
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