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Arthur Keith
February 5, 1866 - January 7, 1955
Nationality: Scottish
Category: Scientist
Subcategory: Scottish Scientist

The main force used in the evolving world of humanity has hitherto been applied in the form of war.


Tolerance is held to be a condition of mind which is encouraged by, and is necessary for, civilization.


Man is by nature competitive, combative, ambitious, jealous, envious, and vengeful.


Nowhere is Universalism welcomed and encouraged by a people; everywhere governments have forced and are forcing Universalism upon unwilling and resistant subjects.


I prize the conditions under which I have lived because they have permitted me to choose my opportunities, to inquire into such matters as interested me, and to publish what I believed to be true, uncontrolled by any central authority.


In every man there is an instinctive and passionate reaction if his person or liberty is attacked.


Civilization, we shall find, like Universalism and Christianity, is anti evolutionary in its effects; it works against the laws and conditions which regulated the earlier stages of man's ascent.


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