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They have tried and tried to find their own substitute for the higher-than-animal life, but it is ordained that satisfaction of the physical needs of the human species is not enough to give them fulfilment, and that not even the satisfaction of their cultural needs can do so. They are forced in the end to push onward and upward.

-- Notebooks Category 26: World-Idea > Chapter 4: True Idea of Man > # 227

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