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A Steam Engine Has No Character

Published on Sunday February 13th, 2011

A person whose desires and impulses are his own—are the expression of his own nature, as it has been developed and modified by his own culture—is said to have a character. One whose desires and impulses are not his own, has no character, no more than a steam-engine has character…

J.S. Mill

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