Ego & Soul: The Modern West in Search of Meaning

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In fact this tradition of intellectual activity was eclipsed only at the beginning of modern times as a result of the weakening of faith among Muslims combined with external domination. He had to study at night under municipal lanterns. The concept of filial piety is instilled in Chinese children from a very young age. The old value system will suffer and die. A thought is as much solid as a piece of stone. They will struggle their level best for their own existence.

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Publisher: Scribe Publications Pty Ltd.; Revised edition edition (October 1, 2009)


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