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    • Bettina
    • 23.10.12 | 13:28 (IST)

    "But as man gradually advanced in intellectual power, and was enabled to trace the more remote consequences of his actions; as he aequired sufficient knowledge to reject baneful customs and superstitions; as he regarded more and more, not only the welfare, but the happiness of his fellow-men; as from habit, following on beneficial experience, instruction and example, his sympathies became more tender and widely diffused, extending to men of all races, to the imbecile, maimed, and other useless members of society, and finally to the lower animals,- so would the standard of his morality rise higher and higher." (Charles Darwin, Descent of Man)

    from the article: Survey: Most Israeli Jews wouldn't give Palestinians vote if West Bank was annexed
    First published 14:32 23.10.12 | Last updated 14:32 23.10.12
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