“The process by which man is able to invent his own subjective consciousness into the objective form,…”

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“The process by which man is able to invent his own subjective consciousness into the objective form, considered in all its range, is in truth the highest attribute of man’s nature. All that is really peculiar to humanity, in contradistinction from all other animals, proceeds from this one faculty or power.”

Frederick Douglass, “Lecture on Pictures (1861)”

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