Excerpts from audiobooks I have narrated and produced, now published on Audible.
Middle Aged (35-54)
US General American (GenAm)
Note: Transcripts are generated using speech recognition software and may contain errors.
the new Atlantis was not a world to conquer or one in which riches might be procured. It was meant to be a place where a man could be free of religious domination and war, and while Bacon and his colleagues may have sold others on the idea of riches, they really wanted a safe haven from church and state. Bacon was already creating such a world with the influence he and john D had on Queen Elizabeth. Indeed, Bacon and his circle of fellow esoteric thinkers would fund England's explorations of the new world. New Atlantis was a seminal work of Bacon's. Another famous text attributed to him was the advancement of learning. Written in 1605. It argued that knowledge was discovered by observation up until that time the attainment of knowledge was accomplished via memorization and the reading of the classics. Bacon, however, maintained that experience was a better route to knowledge. No earthly monarch could rule an empire except through law to intercede individually. In every little problem which developed among even a few 100 people would be quite impossible. So our emperor, if wise, would call together the lawmakers and have a code drawn up by which each would be ensured the right to go peacefully about his or her own affairs without unfair hindrance or interference, it would be absolutely impersonal, and if a subject chose to violate it, punishment would follow. As a matter of course, as the natural effect of violating the law. Thus, our emperor would be relieved of the burden of judging individual cases and unable to concentrate upon more important affairs of state Changes that occurred in the Western world over the last half of the 20th century. Point to an epochal shift. One of the current names for this shift is postmodernism. Postmodernism is characterized by freedom from the oppressive modern myth of progress, the idea that as time goes on, by applying ever increasing amounts of rationality and scientific methodology, the problems of the world will universally evaporate in the light of pure reason.
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