Across Coveted Lands: Or, a Journey from Flushing (Holland) by A Henry (Arnold Henry) Savage-Landor PDF

By A Henry (Arnold Henry) Savage-Landor

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In democratic countries charismatic executive authority has never disappeared. On the contrary, the cult of the personality seems increasingly essential for national integration and effective rational government (Harden 1974). Finally, even when the darkest shadows of antimodernity have been avoided, the twentieth century has been haunted by a sense of disappointment with modern life. In the most successful countries, boredom and ennui often overshadow a sense of individual and collective purpose (see for example, Keniston 1964).

When he announces his hopes for Philosophical Investigations, that great rational reconstruction of ordinary language, he does so in a subdued and pessimistic way. I make them public with doubtful feelings. It is not impossible that it should fall to the lot of this work, in its poverty and in the darkness of this time, to bring light into one brain or another—but, of course, it is not likely. (1968 [1945]:vi) Still, this later theory of the conventionalized nature of ordinary language explained the impossibility of denatured objectivity in an extraordinarily lucid and rational way.

Cities and monuments were smashed by artillery. Bombs from the air were cast down indiscriminately. Poison gas in many forms stifled or seared the soldiers. Liquid fire was projected upon their bodies… When all was over, Torture and Cannibalism were the only two expedients that the civilized, scientific, Christian States had been able to deny themselves: and they were of doubtful utility. (Quoted in Johnson 1983:14–15) 24 BETWEEN PROGRESS AND APOCALYPSE Seventy years after the war’s end, such activities could not possibly arouse such astonished indignation.

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