every man and woman can live fully if they welcome new experience. But even then, you can't live by simply letting the experiences pass over you. Life can't be treated as a show, however colorful. You have to put questions to your own experience to find a pattern in it, to explore its meaning. And in my own case, I know that I must look for the meaning for myself.
I can't be satisfied to treat my life as the verification of someone else's religion. That is, like Schweitzer, I believe that man's instrument for finding the truth in life, the life within us as well as the life around us, is the human mind. I learned to know myself, I learned to be myself, by exploring the world. I discover myself in my experience of the world. My deepest knowledge, I think, is