More narrowly considered, as 'external
style,' it designates the author's use of language.
"As this government is composed of small republics, it enjoys the internal happiness of each; and with respect to its external
situation, it is possessed, by means of the association, of all the advantages of large monarchies."
The former will be exercised principally on external
objects, as war, peace, negotiation, and foreign commerce; with which last the power of taxation will, for the most part, be connected.
Either then, let us refute this conclusion, or, while it remains unrefuted, let us never say that fever, or any other disease, or the knife put to the throat, or even the cutting up of the whole body into the minutest pieces, can destroy the soul, until she herself is proved to become more unholy or unrighteous in consequence of these things being done to the body; but that the soul, or anything else if not destroyed by an internal evil, can be destroyed by an external one, is not to.
But the soul which cannot be destroyed by an evil, whether inherent or external, must exist for ever, and if existing for ever, must be immortal?
The net result seems to be that, though self-knowledge has a definite and important contribution to make to psychology, it is exceedingly misleading unless it is constantly checked and controlled by the test of external observation, and by the theories which such observation suggests when applied to animal behaviour.
Such things as desires and beliefs, which seem obvious to introspection, are not visible directly to external observation.
All the above characteristics of instinct can be established by purely external observation, except the fact that instinct does not require prevision.
Although people do speak of "internals" and "externals
," it is important to remember that the scores are distributed along a continuum and that the range and mean for each sample are specific to that population.
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