The Case of Roman Dmowski (Beginnings: 1886–1905)
Chapter Two: An Idealistic Revolt
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Chapter Two An Idealistic Revolt
Well – is life so dreadful, society so rotten, trampled down, so morally muddied? The eternal signs in the sky foretell a change; if only man, puny man could realize that his strength lies not in matter, but in the power of the Spirit.
S. Posner, Stefan Żeromski w świetle wspomnień, Warsaw 1926
Neo-idealism’s task will be to come out positively, to fight for new ideals, taking into account the human family’s healthy physical and spiritual development […]. The moment that new ideals appear, pessimism loses its footing. We have someone to live and work for. Neo-idealism will joyfully point to great new slogans and goals.
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