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Thu, 24 Aug 1995 09:24:29 -0400
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How do you compare apples and peanut butter?  What Is Man? is a socratic
dialog.  It is not great philosophy, but it is serious thought.  Twain was
trying to present a few bsic principals:  determinism, self interest, the
vanity of man's high opinion of himself, etc.  These ideas are discoverable
Twain's fiction, lectures and essays throughout his career.

Philip Y. Coleman
California University of PA