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The course of nihilism, as travelled by the intelligent classes of our time, ends either in bitter communistic materialism or unprincipled anarchic amoralism or retrogressive Catholic or Hindu mysticism. But do any of these neurasthenic terminals offer an adequate solution of the modern man's problems, a comfortable home for the modern consciousness? Whoever is fully alive to twentieth-century needs and trends, cannot say that they do.


-- Notebooks Category 11: The Negatives > Chapter 3: Their Presence in The World > # 408






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