Young people look around in vain for social and intellectual leadership and for the beginning of a new era when a new workable theory about the important questions of our time has effected the whole society. What they find, however, is nothing but provincial opinions of the same kind as any one else’s. They look for the grand perspective of a satellite; they are ready to settle for that of an eagle; but what they find is that of a gopher. They look for a doctrine that affects the life of one’s culture, of one’s science, of one’s state. Instead, they find lecture-room jargon, and pale restatements of the views of predecessors.
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