Henry Adams

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In existographies, Henry Brooks Adams (IQ:195|#23) (RGM:1174|1,500+) (GHE:1) (SN:2) (CR:568) (LH:6) (TC:572|#6), not to be confused with Brooks Adams, his older brother, was []

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The following are quotes on Adams:

“Henry Adams was the preeminent voice of ‘social thermodynamics’. His collected essays in The Education of Henry Adams on: ‘the Dynamo and the Virgin’ (1900), ‘The Grammar of Science’ (1903), and a ‘Dynamical Theory of History’ (1904) were exemplary.”
Paul Staiti (2001), “Winslow Homer and the Drama of Thermodynamics” (pg. 12)[1]

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The following are quotes by Adams:

“A dynamic law requires that two massesnature and man – must go on, reacting upon each other, without stop, as the sun and comet react on each other, and that any appearance of stoppage is illusive.”
— Henry Adams (1907), The Education of Henry Adams (pg. 478); cited by Paul Staiti (2001) in "Winslow Homer and the Drama of Thermodynamics" (pg. 11) [2]
Power works weird effects on our original sinful nature!”
— Henry Adams (1909), “Letter to Mary Cadwalader Jones”, Mar 6 [3]

References

  1. Staiti, Paul. (2001). “Winslow Homer and the Drama of Thermodynamics” (abs) (pg. 11), American Art, 15(1):11-33.
  2. (a) Adams, Henry. (1907). The Education of Henry Adams (pg. 478). Publisher
    (b) Staiti, Paul. (2001). “Winslow Homer and the Drama of Thermodynamics” (abs) (pg. 11), American Art, 15(1):11-33.
    (c) Quote (2019) - Reddit | Hmolpedia.
  3. (a) Adams, Henry. (1909). “Letter to Mary Cadwalader Jones”, Mar 6
    (b) Smith, Crosbie; Higginson, Ian. (2001). “Consuming Energies: Henry Adams and the Tyranny of Thermodynamics” (abs), Interdisciplinary Science Reviews, 26(2):103-11.

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