"Nature in its infinite
complexity is ever growing.
Each successive result becomes
the parent of an additional influence,
destined in some degree
to modify all future results.
No fresh thread enters into the texture
of that endless web, woven in "the roaring loom of time" but what
more or less alters the
It has been so
from the very beginning.
As we turn over the leaves of
the Earth's primeval history - as we
hieroglyphics we find this
same ever beginning, never
We see it in the organic and
inorganic - in
recombinations of matter constantly varying
forms of animal and vegetable life.
Old formations are worn down;
new ones are deposited.
Forests become bogs
become coal basins, igneous rock
altering atmosphere, and a
decreasing temperature, land and sea perpetually bring forth
fresh races of insects,
plants, and animals.
get contorted; seas fill
up; land is alternately upheaved and
Where once rolled
a fathomless ocean, now
tower the snow-covered peaks of
a wide-spread, richly-clothed country,
teeming with existence.
Where a vast continent once stretched, there
remain but a few lonely coral islets to mark the graves of submerged mountains.
Thus also is it with systems, as well as with worlds.
vary in their forms, axes in their inclinations, suns in their
Fixed only in name, the stars are incessantly changing their
relationships to each other.
New ones from time to time suddenly
appear, increase and wane; whilst the members of each nebula - suns, planets,
and their satellites,
sweep for ever
onwards into unexplored infinity.
Strange indeed would it be,
if, in the midst of this universal mutation, man alone were constant,
But he also obeys the law of indefinite variation.
His circumstances are ever
altering; and he is ever adapting
of difference lie between the naked houseless savage and the
Superiority of sight enables a
Bushman to see further with
the naked eye than
a European with a
Every - age,
nation, climate -
exhibits a modified form of
In spite of adverse evidence,
the prevalent belief is
uniform human nature.
impossible to use eyes or ears
without learning that
mankind varies and conceptions of Divinity differ
somewhat from ours.
In what regard can it be asserted that human
nature is always the same?
Is it in
it in justice?
it in want of mercy?
Is it in vindictiveness?
Where now is the
It is not in actions as we see.
Is it then in manners
Whilst all nominally held the
creed professed, Christian Saint
names were battle cries; Bishops led
on their retainers to fight and slay Saracens.
To translate this
religion into peace, philanthropic
effort, into missionary
enterprise, into advocacy
of temperance something changed.
Does agitation for abolition of
death punishment indicate a
change since the day when Cromwell's body was exhumed and head stuck on Temple
The days when criminals were drawn and quartered as well as hung
When church-doors were covered in the skins of sacrilegious
Those who assert fixedness of human nature tacitly disown their
They constantly remark on differences of national character, on
peculiarities in human disposition, and on their own refined tastes and
Admissions thus accidentally made quite invalidate
To the man of insight, the fact that he himself changes
with circumstances, from day to day, from year to year, in sentiments,
capacities, and desires, is sufficient to show that humanity is indefinitely
variable." - Herbert Spencer
"Dark human shapes could be made out
in the distance, flitting
indistinctly against the
gloomy border of the forest, and near the river two bronze figures leaning
on tall spears stood in the sunlight under fantastic head-dresses of spotted
skins, warlike and still in statuesque repose.
Along the lighted shore
moved a wild and gorgeous
apparition of a woman.
She walked with measured steps, draped in
striped fringed cloths, treading the earth proudly with
a slight jingle and flash of barbarous
her head high.
Her hair was done in the shape of a helmet.
She had brass leggings to the knees, brass wire gauntlets to the elbow,
a crimson spot on her tawny cheek.
Innumerable necklaces of glass beads
hung on her neck, bizarre charms,
gifts of witch-men, hung
about her, glittering and trembling at every step.
She must have had
the value of several
elephant tusks upon her.
She was savage and superb, wild-eyed and
magnificent; there was something ominous and stately in
And in the
hush that had fallen suddenly upon the whole sorrowful land,
the immense wilderness,
the colossal body of the fecund and
mysterious life seemed to
look at her, pensive, as though it had been looking
at the image of its own tenebrous and passionate soul. " - Joseph
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