Among the many other things I had brought from the outer world were a number of pedometers.
I was ready--ready to go forth and explore a world!
For some time all territories adjacent to China had been grumbling at Chinese immigration; but now it suddenly came home to the world that China's population was 500,000,000.
Burchaldter's figures went round the world, and the world shivered.
Already I was puzzled to compute the period of time which had elapsed since we broke through the crust of the inner world. It might be hours, or it might be days--who in the world could tell where it was always noon!
It is true that they were a half-naked, wild-appearing aggregation; but they at least were fashioned along the same lines as ourselves--there was nothing grotesque or horrible about them as about the other creatures in this strange, weird world.
Speaking in popular and unphilosophical terms, we may say that the content of a thought is supposed to be something in your head when you think the thought, while the object is usually something in the outer world. It is held that knowledge of the outer world is constituted by the relation to the object, while the fact that knowledge is different from what it knows is due to the fact that knowledge comes by way of contents.
Modern idealism professes to be by no means confined to the present thought or the present thinker in regard to its knowledge; indeed, it contends that the world is so organic, so dove-tailed, that from any one portion the whole can be inferred, as the complete skeleton of an extinct animal can be inferred from one bone.
(he had already come to recognise his father as the one other dweller in the world
, a creature like his mother, who slept near the light and was a bringer of meat)--his father had a way of walking right into the white far wall and disappearing.
A celebrated singer was singing for the second time, and all the fashionable world
was in the theater.
We do not know that the Glacial epoch was strictly simultaneous at these several far distant points on opposite sides of the world
. But we have good evidence in almost every case, that the epoch was included within the latest geological period.
And so we loved and were happy; and I forgave him his materialism because of his tremendous work in the world
, performed without thought of soul-gain thereby, and because of his so exceeding modesty of spirit that prevented him from having pride and regal consciousness of himself and his soul.