Reflections on a Harsh Age

Lerner, Max
March 1941
New Republic;3/3/41, Vol. 104 Issue 9, p303
Presents a philosophical account of the present age and its place in the human span. Reflections of the author on the history of mankind; Peek into the future life; Prediction of the fact that the future belongs to the fanatics; Importance of preserving Democracy as it offers human beings the only conditions in which life is tolerable; Remark on dislocation of culture; Realization of the fact that the era comprising of men of sensibilities has come to an end; Impact of suffering on the emotional aspect of mankind; Views on the notion that men, working together to transform their social conditions, transform themselves in the process.


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