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Chapter II PRIMITIVE FREETHINKINGIn an account of the modern Egyptians in the first half of the nineteenth century: “Some Egyptians who had studied for a few years in France declared to me that they could not instil any of the notions which they had there acquired even into the minds of their most intimate friends.” So in modern Japan there were many assassinations of reformers, and some civil war, before Western ideas could gain a footing. The less the knowledge, in short, the harder to add to it.