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He was born in Bangladesh, but mostly grew up in the Elephant & Castle in London He teaches Physics at a comprehensive school in London and writes for a number of print and online publications. But a Scaliger, for all his fastidious selection, remains a colossal pedant. Anaxagoras brought philosophy and the spirit of rational inquiry from Ionia to Athens. On the contrary, he alone shows the most enjoyable life of all and the one most full of true pleasure. The kings of the earth prepare for battle; the rulers plot together against the Lord and against His Anointed One. 'Let us break their chains,' they cry. 'And free ourselves from this slavery.' But the one who rules in heaven laughs.

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Publisher: J M Dent & Sons Ltd (June 1960)

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