The Emperor held it impossible to make a perfect army, says Las Casas, "without abolishing our arms, magazines, commissaries, and carriages, until, in imitation of the Roman custom, the soldier should receive his supply of corn, grind it in his hand-mill, and bake his bread himself.
Phocion, Socrates, Anaxagoras, Diogenes, are great men, but they leave no class.
All things are made sacred by relation to it, — one as much as another. Let us stun and astonish the intruding rabble of men and books and institutions, by a simple declaration of the divine fact. He started out as a clergyman like all of the men is his family before him, but later began writing about what he believed.
That which they call a holy office is not so much as brave and manly. If, therefore, a man claims to know and speak of God, and carries you backward to the phraseology of some old mouldered nation in another country, in another world, believe him not.
Henceforward I am the truth's. Do I not know that, with all this ostentation of examining the grounds of the institution, he will do no such thing?
It supposes dualism and not unity in nature and consciousness.