“So, too, of modern doctrines and discoveries – they may add to the convenience, but not the real happiness of the race. The improvement of mechanism, the piling up of fortunes, the building of cities, even the teachings of science, are of no avail towards hastening the perfection of the human soul or the human body; wonderful as they are, they are for the most part valueless”.
Henry Salt, Richard Jefferies: His Life and His Ideals
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