All that we know of the life of man is merely a certain relation of free will to inevitability, that is, of consciousness to the laws of reason.
Look you, Doubloon, your zodiac here is the life of man in one round chapter; and now I'll read it off, straight out of the book.
The life of man falls into two parts - its earthly portion and that which is lived after death is past.
The whole intelligent life of man is, consciously or unconsciously, a process of apperception, inasmuch as every act of attention involves the appercipient process.
Schleiermacher's psychology takes as its basis the phenomenal dualism of the ego and the non-ego, and regards the life of man as the interaction of these elements with their interpenetration as its infinite destination.
The view peculiar to him is reached in the end as the crowning conception towards which all separate channels of thought have tended, and in the light of which the life of man in nature and mind, in the individual and in society, had been surveyed.
The cult-heroes were all persons who had lived the life of man on earth, and it was necessary for the degraded gods to pass through this stage.
They say and write and print that the soul and freedom do not exist, for the life of man is expressed by muscular movements and muscular movements are conditioned by the activity of the nerves; the soul and free will do not exist because at an unknown period of time we sprang from the apes.