How Mark Twain's Views on Enslavement Evolved - Deepstash
The man with God level practicality: mark twain.
  • Samuel Langhorne Clemens (November 30, 1835 – April 21, 1910), known by his pen name Mark Twain, was an American writer, humorist, entrepreneur, publisher, and lecturer.
  • William Faulkner called him "the father of American literature".
  • Twain began his career writing light, humorous verse, but he became a chronicler of the vanities, hypocrisies, and murderous acts of mankind.

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In Praise of Learning and Training.
  • Some thoughts :
  • "The man who does not read books has no advantage over the man that can not read them."
  • "I never let my schooling interfere with my education."
  • He believed that schooling was different from education and learning.
  • He warns us of the hazards of following the education system with blind faith.

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Religious Intolerance & way of thinking.
  • "Man is a Religious Animal. He is the only Religious Animal. He is the only animal that has the True Religion -- several of them. He is the only animal that loves his neighbor as himself and cuts his throat if his theology isn't straight."
  • God puts something good and lovable in every man His hands create."
  • God pours out love upon all with a lavish hand -- but He reserves vengeance for His very own."
  • If God had meant for us to be naked, we'd have been born that way."

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