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  • As yet no means are known which call so much into action as a great war, that rough energy born of the camp, that deep impersonality born of hatred, that conscience born of murder and cold-bloodedness, that fervour born of effort in the annihilation of the enemy, that proud indifference to loss, to one's own existence, to that of one's fellows, to that earthquake-like soul-shaking which a people needs when it is losing its vitality."
  • And how is this impersonality or absoluteness of the conditions of knowledge to be established ?
  • Cousin's doctrine of spontaneity in volition can hardly be said to be more successful than his impersonality of the reason through.