Faux humanity

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“They hate kings, they hate priests, they hate soldiers, they hate sailors.

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They distrust men of science, they denounce the middle classes, they despair of working men, but they adore humanity.

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Only they always speak of humanity as if it were a curious foreign nation.

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They are dividing themselves more and more from men to exalt the strange race of mankind.

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They are ceasing to be human in the effort to be humane.”

G. K. Chesterton.

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