Chapter 2: Human Beings of Ancient and Modern Times

How each of us developed, what he strove for, attained, or missed, what objectives he once pursued and what plans and wishes his heart is set on for the moment, what changes his his views have gone through, what shocks his principles have suffered, in short, how he came to be today what he was not yesterday or years ago – he brings this back out again with more or less ease from his memory and feels with particularly vividness the changes that have gone on in himself when he has another’s life unrolling before his eyes.

Let’s look then into the activities which ensnared our ancestors.

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