— Felix Adler German American professor of political and social ethics, rationalist, and lecturer 1851 - 1933
Section 8 : Suffering and Consolation
Founding Address (1876), Life and Destiny (1913)
Kontext: It is written that the last enemy to be vanquished is death. We should begin early in life to vanquish this enemy by obliterating every trace of the fear of death from our minds. Then can we turn to life and fill the whole horizon of our souls with it, turn with added zest toall the serious tasks which it imposes and to the pure delights which here and there it affords.