As though any great poet who had come to years of discretion could be a materialist or an infidel.
It is customary to condemn the American as a materialist because of his worship of success.
Some declared he was afraid of spirits; but he was too stout a materialist!
The materialist answers: "The matter of the brain creates thought."
This is saying in so many words that the science of the materialist is adequate for the proof that his opponent knows nothing.
But first, let us do so from the materialist's own stand-point.
My friend is an atheist and materialist, but enjoys the life which he despises, and fears death, which he does not know.
“The external world,” says the materialist––“Does not exist,” says the Idealist.
The materialist's allegation is generally, that he wishes to accept as little as possible.
In short, the cow does fulfill the materialist theory of history: that is why the cow has no history.