Perhaps, if the facts could be ascertained, it would be found that something of the same kind occurred in the Roman Empire. The decay of energy and intelligence during the second, third, and fourth centuries of our era has always … Continue reading
And at the same time embark on a course of self-sterilization.
Quoter’s note: Russell is not a moralist. His shrewd observation is not about moral depravity of an English or American. According to modern theory of mind, deception is a mark of intelligence.