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Democracy and Education
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Publisher Createspace Independent Pub
Publication date December 10, 2012
Pages 354
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Fiction
ISBN-13 9781481216593
ISBN-10 1481216597
Dimensions 0.80 by 6 by 9 in.
Original list price $14.99
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Amazon.com description: Product Description: 1. Renewal of Life by Transmission. The most notable distinction between living and inanimate things is that the former maintain themselves by renewal. A stone when struck resists. If its resistance is greater than the force of the blow struck, it remains outwardly unchanged. Otherwise, it is shattered into smaller bits. Never does the stone attempt to react in such a way that it may maintain itself against the blow, much less so as to render the blow a contributing factor to its own continued action. While the living thing may easily be crushed by superior force, it none the less tries to turn the energies which act upon it into means of its own further existence. If it cannot do so, it does not just split into smaller pieces (at least in the higher forms of life), but loses its identity as a living thing.

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