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" What we commonly call man, the eating, drinking, planting, counting man, does not, as we know him, represent himself, but misrepresents himself. Him we do not respect, but the soul, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through his action, would make... "
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by Ralph Waldo Emerson - 1900
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A New Reformation: Spirituality and the Politics of Organized Religion

John W. Casperson - 2007 - 136 pages
...does not—as we know him—represent himself. Him we do not respect. But the soul, whose organ he is, would make our knees bend. When it breathes through...virtue. When it flows through his affection it is love."—Walt Whitman. Organized religion usurps a brokerage fee of spirit through tithe or emotional...
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Beyond Practical Virtue: A Defense of Liberal Democracy Through Literature

Joel A. Johnson - 2007 - 208 pages
...as we know him, represent himself, but misrepresents himself. Him we do not respect, but the soul, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through his action, would make our knees bend." Furthermore, "[m]en cease to interest us when we find their limitations. The only sin is limitation....
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Maximize Your Potential Through the Power of Your Subconscious Mind for a ...

Joseph Murphy - 2008 - 153 pages
...as we know him, represent himself, but misrepresents himself. Him we do not respect, but the soul, whose organ he is, would he let it appear through...virtue; when it flows through his affection, it is love. Emerson believed that we're more than machines. In fact, we are God walking the earth. The Divine Presence...
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Emerson

1927 - 409 pages
...of our being, in which they lie, — an immensity not possessed and that cannot be possessed. . . . When it breathes through his intellect it is genius...; when it flows through his affection it is love. ... It contradicts all experience. ... It abolishes time and space. . . . The soul knows only the soul;...
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