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Laurens Van der Post
(1906-1996) born on
South African writer, philosopher. He is best known for his books in the mixed genre of travel, anthropology, and metaphysical speculation, e.g., "The Lost World of the Kalahari," 1958.
         
   
F
Life begins as a quest of the child for the man and ends as a journey by the man to rediscover the child.

R
There is a way in which the collective knowledge of mankind expresses itself, for the finite individual, through mere daily living. . . a way in which life itself is sheer knowing.
A
Life is its own journey, presupposes its own change and movement, and one tries to arrest them at one's eternal peril.
N
Organized religion is making Christianity political rather than making politics Christian.
K
Human beings are perhaps never more frightening than when they are convinced beyond doubt that they are right.
 
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Published Sources for the above Quotations:
F: "The Lost World of the Kalahari," 1958.
R: "Venture to the Interior," 1951.
A: In "Webster's Electronic Quotebase," ed. Keith Mohler, 1994.
N: The Observer," 'Sayings of the Week', 9 Nov 1986
K: "The Lost World of the Kalahari," 1958.
   


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