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So said Hair-Face, and they killed him, because, they said, he was a wild man and wanted to go back and live in a tree. It was very strange. Whenever a man arose and wanted to go forward all those that stood still said he went backward and should be killed. And the poor people helped stone him, and were fools. We were all fools, except those who were fat and did no work. The fools were called wise, and the wise were stoned. Men who worked did not get enough to eat, and the men who did not work ate too much.

Jack London

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They attempted to have children. London's workers laughed at his efforts to play big-time rancher [and considered] the operation a rich man's hobby. "
In 1914 the New Age Magazine quoted a paragraph from The Eastern Star another Masonic publication.

John Griffith "Jack" London (born John Griffith Chaney January 12 1876 – November 22 1916) was an American author journalist and social activist. He was a pioneer in the then-burgeoning world of commercial magazine fiction and was one of the first fiction writers to obtain worldwide celebrity and a large fortune from his fiction alone. He is best remembered as the author of The Call of the Wild and White Fang both set in the Klondike Gold Rush as well as the short stories "To Build a Fire" "An Odyssey of the North" and "Love of Life".

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